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Council Housing: Overcrowding

Volume 464: debated on Monday 8 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many council tenants in London are classed as living in overcrowded accommodation. (154383)

Based on data derived from the Survey of English Housing it is estimated that over the period 2003-04 to 2005-06 an average of 62,000 households living in council housing in London were in overcrowded conditions, as defined by the Bedroom Standard.