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New Towns (Rents)

Volume 887: debated on Friday 7 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the average rents charged for tenants of New Towns Commission houses, and for tenants of new town development corporations.

For the year 1974–75, based upon average housing stocks during the year, the average annual rents per dwelling are estimated to be:

£
Dwellings owned by the Commission for the new Towns208·66
Dwellings owned by New Town Development Corporations241·30
These figures take no account of any differences which there may be in the age or composition of the respective housing stocks.