§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many homes were provided by housing associations in Wales for each of the years 1979–80 until 1983–84; what is the predicted start number of such homes for 1984–85; what was the amount of cash made available to housing associations in Wales in 1982–83; and what is the expected cash for 1984–85 in real terms.
§ Mr. John Stradling Thomas
The amount of cash made available to housing associations in Wales was £44.9 million in 1982–83 and is expected to be around £39 million in 1984–85. Information requested relating to the provision of homes is given in the table.
Homes Provided (New Build and Rehabilitation) Numbers 1979–80 1,500 1980–81 1,200 1981–82 2,300 1982–83 2,100 1983–84* 1,600 * Provisional
It is estimated that approximately 1,100 further dwellings—new build and rehabilitation—will be started in 1984–85.