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Devon is falling further behind on providing affordable homes, because not enough are being built.
Julian Tuck's in charge of Westward Housing, who deal with affordable homes across the county: "it has to be of some concern that just a few years ago in the south west you may have been completing 5 thousand homes in a quarter - in the first quarter of this year there were less than 3 thousand."
New government figures show half as many homes were built here at the start of 2010, compared to the same time 3 years ago.
Julian says some affordable homes are still being built though: "the housing associations have managed with the aid of additional Government funding to be able to keep their programmes going to at least provide a certain proportion of housing."