Fri 29 Apr 2016
As of March 31 last year, there were 23.5m homes – up by 171,000 on March 31, 2014.
Of that number, 14.7m were owner occupied, 4.7m were in the private rented sector and 4m were social rented homes.
Between March 2014 and March last year, private rented dwelling stock increased more than owner-occupied stock – 125,000 as opposed to 37,000.
Social rented housing rose by 19,000 while other public sector stock shrank by 9,000 dwellings.
There are also estimates of vacant homes in England, made on October 5 last year.
According to DCLG, there were 600,179 empty homes, a decrease from 610,123 the previous October.
Source: Property Industry Eye