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Assistance for housing improvement

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  • Release date: 7 February 2019
  • Period covered: 2017-18
An annual report including information on expenditure by local authorities on housing improvement, Disabled Facilities Grants and renewal areas.

Key points

  • During 2017-18 overall expenditure on assistance for housing improvement (including Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs)) increased by 7% compared with the previous year to £46.5 million. Of the 22 local authorities, 13 reported an increase in overall expenditure.
  • During 2017-18, 4,144 Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants, with a total value of £33.9 million, were completed by local authorities in Wales. This represents almost three quarters (73%) of the overall expenditure on private sector renewal.
  • During 2017-18, the number of renewal areas in operation decreased to 6 and overall expenditure in these areas decreased by 72% to £3.9 million.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 5055
Email: stats.housing@gov.wales

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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