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Friday, 12 June 1970


Mr Hayden asked the Minister representing the Minister for Housing, upon notice:

In respect of each of the past three censuses, what was (a) the total stock of dwelling units in each State, (b) government rental housing expressed as a percentage of (a) in each state, and (c) total government housing (sold and rented) expressed as a percentage of (a) in each State.


Dr Forbes - The Minister for Housing has provided the following answer lo the honourable member's question:

(a)   Total stock of dwelling unit* in each State.

 

(b)   Government rental housing expressed as a percentage of (a) in each Stale.

 

(c)   Government housing (sold and rented) (1) expressed as a percentage of (a) in each Stale..

 

dwellings built by the six State housing authorities and do not include, for example, (i) dwellings built with finance provided by the State housing authorities to individuals, (ii) dwellings built by or with finance provided by War Service Homes Division, (iii) dwellings built by or with finance provided by other government bodies, either Commonwealth or State.

(2)   Includes 22,926 dwellings built by the State Advances Corporation from 1909 to the cessation of house construction due to World War II.

(3)   ' Until 30 June 1953 State housing schemes were administered by the Agricultural Bank of Tasmania.

(4)   This figure is lower than the comparable figure in answer (b). The reason is that in answer

(b)   the percentage is calculated from a basic figure which includes not only housing authority dwellings but also housing rented from other government authorities. The basic figure in answer

(c)   covers only housing provided by the Victorian Housing Commission, which, in 1954, comprised almost entirely rental dwellings.







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