§ Colonel DAY
asked the Minister of Health the number of houses completed in the last 12 months by private enterprise, and also by local authorities, and 289W the number of houses now under actual construction?
The numbers of houses completed under the Housing Acts during the 12 months ended 1st March, 1925, and the numbers under construction at the end of this period were:
Local Authority Schemes: Completed 19,544 Under construction 24,488 Private Enterprise Schemes: Completed 43,223 Under construction 30,098
The latest particulars available in regard to houses erected by private enterprise are for the 12 months ended 30th September, 1924. During that period 73,032 houses were completed, and on the 1st October 37,218 were under construction.