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Council Housing

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many homes from local authority housing stock were disposed of in each year since 1997; (316741)

(2) what the net change in the number of homes in local authority housing stock was in each year since 1997.

The changes in local authority stock are given in the following table:

Financial year

Change in stock over previous year

1997-98

-74,743

1998-99

-122,953

1999-2000

-132,166

2000-01

-169,147

2001-02

-204,763

2002-03

-112,812

2003-04

-245,283

2004-05

-121,342

2005-06

-170,192

2006-07

-88,755

2007-08

-147,605

2008-09

-72,978

2009-10

-43,725