Official Statistics

Affordable housing supply in England: 2009 to 2010

Statistics about the supply of new affordable homes supply in England in 2009 to 2010.

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Affordable housing supply, England, 2009 to 2010

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Pre-release access list: affordable housing

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Detail

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%)