HC Deb 13 February 1992 vol 203 cc573-4W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the sources of referral to housing associations and the percentages that these nominations take up of housing associations stock for(a) the whole of England and Wales, (b) the north-east region and (c) Greater London.

Mr. Yeo

The latest available information relates to housing association lettings made in the first nine months of 1991:

Percentage of lettings
England 1North Greater London
Source of referral
Local authority nomination 35 30 46
Statutory agency 2 1 1
England 1North Greater London
Voluntary agency 3 1 9
Direct application 35 50 11
Mobility scheme 1 2 2
Within the housing association 19 15 25
Other housing association 1 2 2
Other 4 3 4
Total 100 100 100


1 North: Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, and Cleveland.

2 Less than 0.5 per cent.

Source: National Federation of Housing Associations.

For information on the position in Wales I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.