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Housing Register

Transport, Local Government and the Regions written question – answered on 18th July 2001.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Regent's Park and Kensington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what percentage of households in each local authority in London was on the housing register in April 2000.

Photo of Sally Keeble Sally Keeble Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions

The latest available information is presented in the table:

Estimated percentage of households on the housing register as at 1 April 2000: London
Barking and Dagenham 3.1
Barnet 4.0
Bexley 4.0
Brent 12.2
Bromley 2.5
Camden 6.5
City of London 26.2
Croydon 4.4
Ealing 6.0
Enfield 5.5
Greenwich 6.1
Hackney 8.1
Hammersmith and Fulham 6.0
Haringey 9.6
Harrow 3.1
Havering 1.8
Hillingdon 3.5
Hounslow 5.8
Islington 14.3
Kensington and Chelsea 9.1
Kingston upon Thames 4.9
Lambeth 12.7
Lewisham 9.0
Merton 4.9
Newham 12.5
Redbridge 3.9
Richmond upon Thames 5.8
Southwark 5.2
Sutton 2.8
Tower Hamlets 8.8
Waltham Forest 8.0
Wandsworth 2.0
Westminster 7.2


Local authorities have different practices for compiling and managing housing register/waiting lists which mean that simple comparisons between authorities can be misleading.


DETR Housing Investment Programme returns (Housing Register data)

DETR 1999 mid-year household estimates

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