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Housing Associations

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN HL12321, tabled on 14 December 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many social homes they estimate were sold by housing associations during the last financial year.

Answered on

20 December 2018

Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018 a total of 13,086 sales of social stock including: social rented general needs, supported housing, intermediate rent and Affordable Rent and Low Cost Home Ownership (LCHO) were reported by Private Registered Provider through the Regulator of Social Housings Statistical Data Return (attached).

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistical-data-return-statistical-releases

9,660 sales were to tenants through various home ownership schemes and 3,426 were sales for non-social housing use.