The 200,000 figure is meaningless, on top of what?
At around 120,000 completions a year 60% PDL 360,000 PDL units will be developed by 2020 if he didn’t lift his little finger.
So? The real test is whether they are additive or simply is, like the New Homes Bonus, poorly targeting what gets built anyway.
Whitehall does not have a good track record on carefully targetted value for money incentives to boost housing.