All Local Authorities have a duty to hold up to date detailed data on the condition of all of the private sector housing in their area. In most areas this is in the form of a Private Sector Stock Condition Survey for all private sector stock. The detailed picture developed through the survey provides the basis for the strategies, policies and investment decisions made by the council with regard to private sector housing.
The Private Sector House Condition Survey looks only at owner occupied and private rented dwellings.
The table below shows the key findings of the survey: