How many homes did housing associations build in 2018/19?

This briefing details the number of homes housing associations developed in 2018/19.

27 June 2019

Our members built 45,604 homes in 2018/19 which is a 10% increase compared to the previous year. This is a great result and is well over our Ambition to Deliver target of increasing supply by 6% each year.

Housing associations also started building 49,372 homes which is a 13% increase compared to 2017/18. Starts in all the social and affordable tenures increased, and social rent was up 31% at 5,447, its highest annual rate since we started the survey in 2015/16.

Other results include:

  • 47% (22,985) of homes started were delivered outside the Affordable Homes Programme
  • 46% (21,155) of homes completed were delivered outside the Affordable Homes Programme
  • 51% (21,442) of affordable starts were delivered through Section 106 agreements
  • 54% (20,757) of affordable completions were delivered through Section 106 agreements

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