§ Mr. BARNES
asked the Minister of Health the number of houses erected for 2349W 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 paid or payable on those built, building or passed by the council under the
Act. Houses Authorised. Houses Completed. By Local Authority or Private Enterprise. State 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 produce of a 1d. rate. Housing (Additional Powers) Act, 1919. 7 7 Private Enterprise £1,760 (capital payment). Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1924. 60 — Local Authority £540 annually for 40 years. Housing, etc., Act, 1923 1,273 1,065 Private Enterprise £638 annually for 20 years.
I have no information as to the extent to which the houses provided by private enterprise have been let. The houses built, or in course of erection by the local authority are let, or for letting purposes.
The number of houses in respect of which the town council had made advances under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act. up to the 1st instant was 1,045.