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Rent (Agriculture) Act

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many applications local housing authorities have received for re-housing supported by advice from agricultural dwelling home advisory committees that agricultural need has been established; how many farmworkers or farmworkers' families have been re-housed following

REHOUSING BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES UNDER THE RENT (AGRICULTURE) ACT 1976
During
19771978
1st half2nd halfTotal1st half2nd halfTotal
Valid applications received by local authorities6405401,1805504701,020
Decisions notified by end of period Of which:5105201,030520460980
Housing duty accepted485470955490425915
Housing duty not accepted255075303565
1977 applications rehoused320345665185185
1978 applications rehoused280350630
Total rehoused320345665465350815
Total rehoused under Act to end of 1978: 1,480.

Note: Some 1978 applications will have been rehoused in 1979, but full figures are not available beyond the end of 1978.