Nick Clegg will today say the Government is making available £225 million in funding to "unblock" a series of major local housing projects which have "hit a wall".
Together, the schemes - which range in size from 4,000 units to 9,500 - will provide up to 48,600 new homes.
However Mr Clegg will say the shortage of homes is becoming so acute, there will in future need to be even more ambitious, with new developments of 15,000 to 25,000 homes
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