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