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Rented Housing: Private Sector

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many households were living in private rented accommodation during each of the last three years. (201983)

I have been asked to reply.

Estimates of the number of households in England living in private rented accommodation in each of the last three years are:

Number of households in private rented accommodation in England

2005

2,385,000

2006

2,488,000

2007

2,595,000

Source:

Labour Force Survey

These figures were published by the Department in December 2007 in ‘Survey of English Housing Preliminary Results: 2006-07’.