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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Assistance for housing improvement expenditure by tenure, year and measure
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MeasureThe figures on private sector renewal activity do not include Specific Capital Grants. Specific Capital Grants are annual grants that are distributed in response to bids from local authorities and can be used for any capital purpose inside a renewal area boundary. Third party assistance is included in private sector renewal activity data where the local authority is involved in some way, for example by providing the funding for the third party to give the loan. [Filtered]
[Collapse]TenureOwner occupiers are residents who own their own home or own with a mortgage. Private renting refers to those who rent their dwelling from a private landlord and social landlord refers to those residents who rent from either registered social landlords (housing associations) or the local authority. If a dwelling has an intermediate tenure then it is recorded only once, under the most appropriate tenure. The tenure not know category was used from 2004-05. [Filter]
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[Collapse]Total6,15812,846,1325,7968,865,5035,6539,851,6586,72711,348,766.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,87712,049,364
Total[Collapse]Owner occupiersOwner occupiers3,4046,439,5023,5625,837,9173,2036,508,2724,1477,964,123.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,1187,883,381
[Collapse]Private rentingPrivate renting4424,393,8043572,190,7554272,430,2703832,430,584.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1511,838,212
[Collapse]Social landlord1,0381,622,869845684,8801,110770,1541,289766,949.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8512,231,828
Social landlordRSL TenantCollected from 2013-14 onwards86889,94800225,59411039,374.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12211,823
Local Authority TenantCollected from 2013-14 onwards952732,921845684,8801,088764,5601,179727,575.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8392,020,004
[Collapse]Type of tenure not knownType of tenure not known1,274389,9571,032151,952913142,962908187,110.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable75795,943

Metadata

Title

Assistance for housing improvement by tenure

Last update

16 March 2022 16 March 2022

Next update

February 2023

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Contact email

stats.housing@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

The information presented here relates to assistance for housing improvement funded primarily by local authorities. This information is collected annually by the Welsh Government from all 22 local authorities in Wales in order to establish and monitor the amount spent across Wales on private sector renewal and the number of dwellings that have been improved. It is used to monitor trends in activity undertaken by local authorities to improve the quality of housing stock within their area. This helps to monitor the effectiveness of current policy, particularly progress against the National Housing Strategy objectives and for future policy development.

Local authorities can offer homeowners financial help with home improvement and repair. This can include grants and loans for acquiring, adapting, improving, repairing, demolishing and replacing accommodation. In many cases, this assistance is targeted at vulnerable groups such as the disabled or elderly. This assistance is referred to as private sector renewal activity.

The information shown includes activity under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002. From July 2003, the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 introduced new arrangements, giving local authorities more flexibility in dealing with problems of local stock condition.


Data collection and calculation

The information presented here is collected via annual returns from Welsh planning authorities on assistance for housing improvement during each year.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data are shown for each financial year from 2003-04.

Note that, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, data on assistance for housing improvement in Wales for 2019-20 were not collected.

Users, uses and context

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied

None

Revisions information

None

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords

Housing, Private Sector Renewals (PSR), Assistance, Tenure, Social Landlord, Private Renting.