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Housing: Low Incomes

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local authorities (a) have retained direct ownership and management of their social housing stock, (b) have transferred housing to a registered social landlord and (c) use an arm's-length management organisation to manage their social housing stock. (242086)

[holding answer 10 December 2008]: Of the 354 district and single tier local authorities, 170 have transferred all of their housing stock to a registered social landlord, with six more planning to do so. 112 have direct management of their stock and are not on the transfer or ALMO programme. 66 authorities have an Arms Length Management Organisation, of which 15 have also transferred some of their stock to one or more registered social landlords.