§ Mr. Harry Greenway
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many Housing Association properties have been built since 1979; how many of these have since been wholly sold to the tenant; how many are part-owned by the tenant; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Robert B. Jones
Housing associations built some 253,000 and rehabilitated 173,000 homes between 1979 and the end of June 1994. In the same period, associations sold some 81,500 properties outright to tenants, 28,400 on a shared-ownership basis, and 8,800 under the do-it-yourself shared ownership scheme. Some of these sales were of pre-1979 properties: separate figures for post-1979 properties are not available.