Latest figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have revealed that there were 57,485 affordable homes delivered (completions) in England in 2018-19, an increase of 22% compared to the previous year.
66% of new affordable homes in 2018-19 were for rent (including social, affordable and intermediate rent), which has been decreasing since 2014-15, when it was 78%.
49% of all affordable homes delivered in 2018-19 were funded through section 106 (nil grant) agreements, similar to the previous year (when it was 48%).
92% of affordable homes delivered in England were new build, similar to the previous two years.
There were 61,056 starts on site in England in 2018-19, a 10% increase on the previous year.