HC Deb 05 March 1925 vol 181 cc656-7W

asked the Minister of Health the number and classes of houses erected by the Stourbridge Corporation, Halesowen Urban District Council, and the Oldbury Urban District Council, respectively, since 1918?


Under the Housing, Town Planning, etc., Act, 1919, and the Housing, etc., Act, 1923, the numbers of houses erected with State assistance were as follow:

Information is not available as to the types of these houses.

Complete statistics are not available as to the numbers of houses erected by private enterprise since 1918 without State assistance, but the following table shows the numbers of such houses entered on the rate books during the 18 months ended 3Cth September, 1924:

Houses having a rateable value of Total
Not ex. £26. £26–£52. £52–£78.
Oldbury Urban District 113 15 128
Stourbridge Borough 70 6 76
Halesowen Rural District 132 2 134