Statistics about the supply of new affordable homes supply in England in 2009 to 2010.
The latest statistics on gross affordable housing supply in England were released on Thursday 28 October 2010.
The key points were:
- a total of 57,730 gross additional affordable homes were supplied in England in 2009 to 2010; this is an increase of 4% on the 55,570 (revised) affordable homes supplied in 2008 to 2009 and the highest number since 1995 to 1996
- 33,120 new affordable homes were provided for social rent in 2009 to 2010, an increase of 7% on 2008 to 2009; 24,610 homes were provided through intermediate housing schemes, including shared ownership and shared equity, nearly unchanged on 2008 to 2009
- there were 46,980 new-build affordable homes in 2009 to 2010, which is 81% of the total supply of new affordable homes compared to 77% last year
- 51,140 homes were delivered with grant from the Homes and Communities Agency in 2009 to 2010 (89% of total supply); around 82% of these were new-build homes, an increase on last year (78%)
- collectively, more than half of all new affordable homes were supplied in London (24%), the South East (19%) and the South West (11%) in 2009 to 2010
- there was an increase in affordable housing supply in 6 of the 9 regions in England; the North East saw the largest annual growth both in absolute (730) and percentage terms (52%)