Armed Forces: Housing

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 24th July 2018.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2018 to Question 132273, on Ministry of Defence: Empty Property, what the average number of bedrooms is in those void properties.

Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2018 to Question 132273 on Ministry of Defence: Empty Property, how many of those empty properties are (a) Officers’ Families’ Quarters and (b) Servicemen’s Families’ Quarters.

Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2018 to Question 132273, on Ministry of Defence: Empty Property, what grade those empty properties are under (a) the 4 Tier Grading System and (b) the Combined Accommodation Assessment System.

Photo of Tobias Ellwood Tobias Ellwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Holding answer received on 18 July 2018

Further to the answer of 16 March 2018 to Question 132273, as of 11 July 2018 there are 8,458 void properties. 1,961 of which are void Officers’ Families’ Quarters and 6,497 void Other Ranks Quarters

The number of bedrooms in each void property is shown below:

Number of bedrooms

Void properties

2

1,944

3

4,830

4

1,610

5

74

Information on the grading of service family accommodation under the 4 Tier Grading System has not been maintained since the introduction of the Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS).

The grades of the void properties under the CAAS is shown below:

Decent Homes Standard

Void properties

DH+

6,821

DH

948

DH-

685

No Data

4

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