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Unfit Houses

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of unfit houses is (a) owner-occupied, (b) privately-rented and (c) local authority-owned.

In 1976, the last year for which reliable estimates are available, the distribution of unfitness by tenure was as follows:

TenureDistribution of Unfit Houses per cent.
Owner-occupied47
Rented from local authority or new town3
Other (mainly rented privately or from housing associations)50
All tenures100