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Council Housing (Stress Areas)

Volume 961: debated on Wednesday 31 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he is satisfied with current council housing building programmes in stress housing areas.

The housing expenditure allocations made by the Department, which pay special regard to the requirements of authorities with concentrations of housing need, allow for a substantial council house building programme. But the level of new building is currently well below the plans put forward last year by housing authorities in their housing investment programme submissions and the level which the allocations could fund.