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Housing Costs And Rents

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the cost of building a three-bedroom council house in the South-East; and what is the average rent for such a house.

On the latest available information, the average cost in 1974 was about £11,500 inclusive of land; the average unrebated rent of such a house would be about £6·50 per week.