§ Colonel DAY
asked the Minister of Health what is the number of houses erected under the Housing Act of 1924; and what is the number of houses approved, but not yet erected?
On the 1st November last, the latest date for which complete figures are available, the position under the Housing Act, 1924, was us follows:
Act of 1924. (1) Number of houses completed … 15,122 (2) Number of houses under construction … 30,956 (3) Number of houses definitely arranged for, but not started … 24,046 (4) Number of houses authorised, but not de finitely arranged for … 20,202 Total number of houses authorised … 90,326
§ Mr. BARNES
asked the Minister of Health the number of houses erected for 713W sale and for letting purposes in the Borough of East Ham since the War under the various Housing Acts, together with the total amount of the subsidies
Act Houses authorised Houses Completed By Local Authority or Private Enterprises Subsidy paid or payable Housing, Town Planning etc. Act, 1919. 36 36 Local Authority. No subsidy payable as the estimated annual deficit is covered by the proceeds of a 1d.rate. Housing (Additional Powers) Act, 1919. 7 7 Private Enterprise. £1,760 (capital payment). Housing etc. Act, 1923. 1,214 799 Private Enterprise £7,284 annually fore twenty years.
I have no information as to the extent to which the houses provided by private enterprise have been let. The houses built by the local authority are let.
§ Mr. C. EDWARDS
asked the Minister of Health how many rural district councils have prepared, schemes under the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act?
184 rural district councils have so far received approvals of schemes under the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1924.