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Improvement Grants

Volume 116: debated on Thursday 14 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he proposes to announce modifications to the improvement grant procedure following the consultation he carried out with the publication of the Green Paper "Home Improvement—New Approach".


CoventryWest MidlandsEngland
No.Percentage of stockNo.Percentage of stockNo.Percentage of stock
Unfit dwellings9440·8103,8005·2654,0003·5
Dwellings fit but lacking basic amenities4,9354·164,1003·2501,0002·7
Non-standard dwellings in need of renovation14,1823·5308,50015·42,890,00015·4
1 Dwellings requiring repairs estimated at more than £3,000 (£4,200 in Greater London).