National Statistics

Housing statistics 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014

These statistics present the housing starts on site and housing completions delivered by the Homes and Communities Agency between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014.

Documents

Housing Statistics June 2014

Housing Statistics tables June 2014 (xls)

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Housing Statistics tables June 2014 (PDF)

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Pre-release access list June 2014

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Detail

The latest release on the supply of homes delivered by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in England, excluding London except for delivery of programmes managed by the HCA on behalf of the Greater London Authority, were released on Thursday 12 June 2014.

The key points were:

  • There were 38,845 housing starts on site and 34,461 housing completions delivered through programmes managed by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in England (excluding London for all programmes except those administered by the HCA) in 2013-14. These figures exclude delivery under the Help to Buy programme.
  • In addition, 19,401 new homes were sold with the assistance of a Help to Buy equity loan in 2013-14 under the Help to Buy programme.
  • The majority (32,862 or 85 per cent) of the housing starts on site in 2013-14 were for affordable homes. This represents an increase of 26 per cent on the 25,998 affordable homes started in 2012-13.
  • 25,486 affordable homes started in 2013-14 were for Affordable Rent, an increase of 39 per cent on 2012-13. A further 4,738 were for Intermediate Affordable Housing schemes, including shared ownership and equity loan, an increase of 1 per cent on 2012-13, and the remaining 2,638 were for Social Rent, a decrease of 11 per cent on 2012-13. The Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) 2011-15 accounted for 87 per cent of the affordable homes started in 2013-14.
  • 27,643 or 80 per cent of housing completions (excluding Help to Buy) in 2013-14 were for affordable homes. This represents a decrease of 3 per cent on the 28,619 affordable homes completed in 2012-13.
  • 17,094 affordable homes completed in 2013-14 were for Affordable Rent, an increase of 160 per cent compared to 2012-13. A further 6,062 were for Intermediate Affordable Housing schemes, including shared ownership and equity loan, a decrease of 51 per cent on 2012-13, and the remaining 4,487 were for Social Rent, a decrease of 53 per cent on 2012-13. The AHP 2011-15 accounted for 83 per cent of the affordable homes completed in 2013-14.