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High Rise Flats: Tenants

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 153217, tabled on 11 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of people who live in properties whose overall construction is 18m or taller.

Answered on

25 February 2021

The latest estimate (as of December 2020) of the number of dwellings in high-rise residential buildings of 18 metres or more in height, or more than six storeys (whichever is reached first), in England is available here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/960212/Building_Safety_Data_Release_January_2021.pdf.

The average size of households living in high-rise flats as of 2017-18 is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/english-housing-survey-2017-to-2018-households.