Council Housing and Social Rented Housing

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 8th February 2022.

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Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Conservative, North West Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what recent estimate he has made of the total amount of (a) council housing and (b) social housing in each (i) parliamentary constituency and (ii) local authority area.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Conservative, North West Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how many new (a) council and (b) social landlord properties have been built in each year since 2005 in each (i) parliamentary constituency and (ii) local authority area.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

Statistics on numbers of dwellings owned by local authorities and private registered providers as at 31 March by local authority area are published by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on the gov.uk website in live tables 116 and 115 respectively, which can be found at the following link: www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-dwelling-stock-including-vacants.

Statistics on the supply of new affordable housing in each local authority area, including acquisitions of existing stock for affordable housing, are also published on the gov.uk website, in live tables 1008C and 1011 at the following link: www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-affordable-housing-supply. The open datafile available at the same link breaks these statistics down into those that are new build and acquisitions of existing stock, and by provider. The Department does not collect these data by parliamentary constituency.

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