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Housing Development Directorate

Volume 889: debated on Tuesday 25 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the programme of work by his Housing Development Directorate since 10th June 1974; what publications have been produced by it since then; and which of them were of direct relevance to private housing.

The Housing Development Directorate has continued to work on tasks within the various fields outlined in the reply given to the hon. Member on 10th June 1974.—[Vol. 874, c. 438–9.] It has also been increasingly involved in the formulation of departmental policies.Since June 1974 the directorate has produced the following publications:

Design Bulletin 29: Housing Single People: a design guide with a description of a scheme at Leicester.
Design Bulletin 30: Services for housing: sanitary plumbing and drainage.
Housing Development Notes 11: Landscape of new housing—Part 4: Grass and other small plants.
Occasional Paper 2/74: Mobility Housing.
Awards for Good Design in Housing: An illustrated booklet on the 1974 Awards competition.

All these publications are of direct relevance to private as well as public sector housing.