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Housing: Greater London

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of housing in each London local authority was (a) units of social rented housing, (b) private rented housing and (c) owner occupier housing in (i) 1986, (ii) 1996 and (iii) 2006. (144924)

Information reported by local authorities on the proportions of all dwellings that are ‘social for rent’, private (owner occupied and rented) and other public sector (e.g. school caretakers’ houses) is shown in the following table.

Proportions of dwellings by social, private or “other public” in London by borough, 1986, 1996 and 2006

Percentage

1986

1996

2006

Social

Private

Other public sector

Social

Private

Other public sector

Social

Private

Other public sector

Barking and Dagenham

55

45

1

42

58

0

33

67

0

Barnet

17

80

3

14

84

1

13

86

0

Bexley

16

80

4

13

87

0

13

87

0

Brent

30

70

0

24

74

2

22

76

2

Bromley

17

83

0

14

86

0

13

87

0

Camden

47

53

0

40

59

1

36

64

0

City of London

48

51

2

19

70

11

13

85

3

Croydon

18

82

0

17

83

0

17

83

0

Ealing

23

77

0

19

80

0

19

81

0

Enfield

20

79

1

16

83

0

16

84

0

Greenwich

46

53

2

41

57

2

35

64

1

Hackney

70

29

0

60

40

0

48

52

0

Hammersmith and Fulham

40

60

0

35

65

0

32

67

1

Haringey

36

64

0

30

70

0

28

72

0

Harrow

12

87

1

10

89

0

10

89

0

Havering

20

80

0

16

84

0

14

86

0

Hillingdon

20

77

3

17

80

3

16

83

1

Hounslow

29

70

1

25

74

1

21

79

0

Islington

65

33

2

59

40

1

45

55

0

Kensington and Chelsea

26

73

0

24

76

0

23

77

0

Kingston upon Thames

14

85

1

12

87

1

11

89

0

Lambeth

52

46

2

48

52

0

40

60

0

Lewisham

49

51

0

40

60

0

32

68

1

Merton

20

79

1

16

84

0

14

86

0

Newham

42

58

0

39

61

0

30

70

0

Redbridge

14

85

1

10

89

0

10

90

0

Richmond upon Thames

16

83

0

13

87

0

12

88

0

Southwark

73

26

1

59

40

0

47

53

0

Sutton

20

79

1

17

83

0

14

86

0

Tower Hamlets

86

13

1

61

37

2

41

58

0

Waltham Forest

26

73

1

21

76

3

22

78

0

Wandsworth

41

59

0

25

75

0

21

78

0

Westminster

32

68

1

25

74

1

23

77

0

Source:

Housing Strategy Statistical Appendix from Local Authorities and Regulatory Statistical Return from Registered Social Landlords