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Housing supply; net additional dwellings, 2017-18

• Annual housing supply in England amounted to 222,190 net additional dwellings in 2017-18, up 2 per cent on 2016-17.


• The 222,190 net additions in 2017-18 resulted from 195,290 new build homes, 29,720 gains from change of use between non-domestic and residential, 4,550 from conversions between houses and flats and 680 other gains (caravans, house boats etc.), offset by 8,050 demolitions.


• 13,526 of the net additions from change of use were through ‘permitted development rights’ (full planning permission not required). These comprised 11,555 additional dwellings from former offices, 743 from agricultural buildings, 218 from storage buildings, 110 from light industrial buildings and 900 from other non-domestic buildings.

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