HC Deb 08 January 2001 vol 360 cc376-7W
Ms Buck

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what proportion of shared ownership sales in(a) London and (b) England were to (i) existing local authority registered social landlord tenants, (ii) people in housing priority groups and (iii) others. [144286]

Mr. Mullin

The available information is as follows:

Proportion of shared ownership sales by category of purchaser 1999 to 2000
Category of purchaser London England
Existing LA/RSL tenants 15 16
Others on a local authority waiting list 46 34
Others not on a local authority waiting list 39 50
All 100 100


Housing Corporation/DETR CORE Sales Logs

All applicants for shared ownership must be in housing need and unable to afford to buy a suitable home in any other way.