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Sheltered Housing

Volume 227: debated on Friday 2 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many units of sheltered housing have been provided for the elderly in Wales for each year since 1979; and if he will make a statement.

The number of new sheltered dwellings completed in each year for which information is available is given in the table.

Sheltered housing for the elderly
Total dwellings completed
1984193
1985136
1986417
1987577
1988266
1989226
1990467
1991439
1992260

Source: Local authority returns.

In addition, local authority conversions to sheltered dwellings were as follows:

Local authority sheltered housing for the elderly

Dwellings resulting from conversion or improvement

198419
19850
198623
198744
198831
198916
19904
199155
199237

Source: Local authority returns.

Information on conversions for the private sector and for housing associations are not available centrally.