§ Mr. Abse
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what is the acreage of land acquired for the housing association now erecting flats in North Cardiff; what price per acre was approved by his Department for the purchase of the land; what rentals it is intended that the housing association will charge; in addition to the rental charge, what maintenance charge is intended to be made; and whether the rental charge includes a garage.
§ Sir K. Joseph
The acreage of land acquired by the South Wales and Monmouthshire Housing Association, Ltd.,220W now erecting flats and garages at Penylan, is approximately 1.75 acres. The purchase price I approved worked out at £13,809 per acre, or about £500 per flat. The rents of the flats, including a garage, are estimated to be from £4 4s. per week to £5 10s. per week, exclusive. These estimated rents include 10s. Od. per week for maintenance and other services.