National Statistics

Affordable housing supply in England: 2010 to 2011

Statistics about the supply of new affordable homes supply in England in 2010 to 2011.

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Affordable housing supply, England, 2010 to 2011

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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 Wednesday 5 October 2011.

The key points were:

  • a total of 60,630 gross additional affordable homes were supplied in England in 2010 to 2011. This is an increase of 5% on the 58,010 (revised) affordable homes supplied in 2009 to 2010 and the highest number since 1995 to 1996
  • 39,170 new affordable homes were provided for social rent in 2010 to 2011, an increase of 18% on the previous year; 21,460 homes were provided through intermediate housing schemes, including shared ownership and shared equity, down by 13% on 2009 to 2010
  • there were 53,380 new-build affordable homes in 2010 to 2011, which is 88% of the total supply of additional affordable homes, compared to 81% in the previous year and is the highest percentage recorded
  • 55,250 homes were delivered with grant from the Homes and Communities Agency in 2010 to 2011 (91% of total supply). Around 88% of these were new-build homes
  • collectively, half of all additional affordable homes were supplied in London (23%), the South East (15%) and the South West (12%) in 2010 to 2011
  • there was an increase in affordable housing supply in 7 of the 9 regions in England; Yorkshire and the Humber saw the largest annual growth both in absolute (1,450) and percentage terms (50%); decreases were observed in the South East (-17%) and East (-14%)