National Statistics

Affordable housing supply in England: 2013 to 2014

Statistics on affordable housing supply in England.

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Affordable housing supply in England: 2013 to 2014

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Details

The latest statistics on gross affordable housing supply in England were released on Thursday 16 October 2014.

The key points were:

  • a total of 42,710 affordable homes were provided in England in 2013 to 2014, slightly lower than the 42,920 (revised) affordable homes supplied in 2012 to 2013
  • of the 42,710 homes, 85% were reported by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Greater London Authority (GLA); broadly consistent with the 86% reported by the HCA and GLA in 2012 to 2013
  • overall, the number of homes delivered in the social rented sector (social and affordable rented) increased 24% from 24,600 in 2012 to 2013 to 30,590 in 2013 to 2014
  • there were 11,330 affordable home ownership completions in 2013 to 2014, a decrease of 34% compared to delivery in 2012 to 2013
  • there were 36,520 new build affordable homes provided in 2013 to 2014, an 8% decrease from the 39,510 built in 2012 to 2013; new build homes represented 86% of all affordable homes provided in 2013 to 2014 compared to 92% of total supply in 2012 to 2013
Published 16 October 2014