The numbers of new private houses and units of social houses built in Greater London and the borough of Bexley are given in the following table. New units of social housing includes all those built by local authorities and registered social landlords for sub-market rent, but does not include those sold below market value to groups such as key workers. Information on social housing is for financial years and figures for 2005-06 are not yet available. Local authorities can use section 106 negotiations on new residential developments to support new social housing.
|Number of new dwellings built in London and the borough of Bexley|
|Private (new build)||10,510||17,937||13,318|
|Social rent (new build)||4,228||4,054||—|
|Private (new build)||196||101||103|
|Social rent (new build)||6||21||—|