Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021
- Over 1.3 million new dwellings have been added to the housing stock across England and Wales over the past 5 years, according to data released this week by the MHCLG and Stats Wales.
- The majority of new dwellings, over 1.1 million are in the private sector, either in owner occupation or privately rented.
- The number of dwellings has increased by 4.6% across England and Wales since 2016, the East of England and South West seeing proportionally far higher rises.
- The Government has been urged to reconsider its new proposed planning reforms including its zonal approach and replacing the Section 106 levy. Source: Dataloft, MHCLG, Stats Wales, June 2021