Local Authority Housing (Hansard, 3 December 1990)
HC Deb 03 December 1990 vol 182 c35W
16. Mr. Gregory

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the most recent figure for empty local authority housing for up to(a) six months, (b) 12 months and (c) over one year; if he will list the local authorities concerned; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Grist

The total number of empty dwellings on 1 April 1990 was 3,492 representing 1.55 per cent. of the local authority stock. The number of properties vacant for more than six months was 327. Figures for all Welsh authorities are given in the table.

Information on dwellings vacant for 12 months or more is not available.

Vacant dwellings: Source WH04
Welsh districts At 1 April 1990 Vacant for more than 6 months
Aberconwy 23 2
Alyn and Deeside 56 8
Arfon 27 0
Blaenau Gwent 124 2
Brecknock 0 0
Cardiff 293 13
Carmarthen 22 19
Ceredigion 31 3
Colwyn 26 0
Cynon Valley 184 44
Delyn 47 7
Dinefwr 29 0
Dwyfor 6 0
Glyndwr 58 0
Islwyn 170 62
Llanelli 109 33
Lliw Valley 46 29
Meirionnydd 7 2
Merthyr Tydfil 106 1
Monmouth 74 0
Montgomery 36 0
Neath 68 1
Newport 96 16
Ogwr 143 0
Port Talbot 291 0
Preseli 26 1
Radnor 9 0
Rhondda 83 13
Rhuddlan 28 0
Rhymney Valley 64 0
South Pembrokeshire 6 0
Swansea 134 0
Taff-Ely 575 0
Torfaen 169 31
Vale of Glamorgan 40 8
Wrexham Maelor 229 25
Ynys Môn 57 7
Wales total 3,492 327

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