The figures in this release show the supply of homes delivered under the Accelerated Land Disposal Programme, the Affordable Homes Programme 2011-15 (including Empty Homes, Homelessness Change, Mortgage Rescue and Traveller Pitch Funding), the Economic Assets Programme, FirstBuy, the Get Britain Building Programme, the Kickstart Housing Delivery Programme, the National Affordable Housing Programme and the Property and Regeneration Programme.
There were 41,142 housing starts on site and 33,711 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 the financial year ending 31 March 2013.
The majority (26,114 or 63%) of the housing starts on site were for affordable homes of which 18,350 were for Affordable Rent, 3,102 for Social Rent, 75 for Intermediate Rent and 4,587 for Affordable Home Ownership. The HCA’s Midlands operating area delivered 25% of these starts, whilst 21% were in the East and South East, 19% in the North East, Yorkshire and The Humber, 18% in the South and South West and 16% in the North West. The remaining 1% was delivered by the HCA in London. The Affordable Homes Programme 2011-15 accounted for 92% of the affordable homes started in the financial year ending 31 March 2013.
The majority (28,558 or 85%) of housing completions were also for affordable homes, of which 6,579 were for Affordable Rent, 9,577 for Social Rent, 374 for Intermediate Rent and 12,028 for Affordable Home Ownership. These completions were spread over the HCA’s operating areas, with the Midlands and the South and South West having the largest shares at 24% each, whilst 23% were in the East and South East, 15% in the North West and 14% in the North East, Yorkshire and The Humber.
The Department for Communities and Local Government has combined the affordable housing statistics in this release with the Greater London Authority’s affordable housing statistics to produce affordable housing starts and completions for England. The combined release is available from GOV.UK.
June 2012 (revised August 2012)
National Housing Statistics 2011/12 survey results
We invited users of our National Housing Statistics published on 12 June 2012 to participate in a short survey to gain a better understanding of users’ needs. We received 4 responses. download a summary of the results - PDF (39KB).