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Social Rented Housing: Standards

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 17th June 2016.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of (a) local authority and (b) housing association homes in each English local authority area have not met the decent homes standard in each year since 2001.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

Estimates at England level of the numbers and proportions of homes ‘not meeting the decent homes standard’ by tenure are available from the English Housing Survey, 2014/15 Headline Report, Housing Stock, Annex Table 2.2 at the following link https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/english-housing-survey-2014-to-2015-headline-report Figures for years prior to 2006 are summarised in Live Table 119 at this link https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-dwelling-stock-including-vacants

Some information at local authority level is available from 2010 from various data returns from local authorities and private registered providers (housing associations) as follows:

Local authority housing data

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-authority-housing-data

Local Authority Business Plan Statistical Annex

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/business-plan-statistical-appendix-bpsa-data-returns-for-2010-11

Private Registered Providers:

Homes and Community Agency (HCA), Statistical Data Return

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistical-data-return-statistical-releases

HCA Regulatory and Statistical Return

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20120419011320/http:/www.tenantservicesauthority.org/server/show/nav.15039

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