Housing, Planning and Local Services

The Housing, Planning and Local Services theme includes statistics on current housing (e.g. house building, housing stock, housing by different tenure types, house prices, housing conditions), household estimates and projections, homelessness, housing requirements and commercial, industrial, retail and residential planning. The theme also covers information on local services such as fire and rescue services.

Recent activity includes:

Publishing our two-year update  on progress made since the publication in November 2017 of our report on the public value of statistics on housing and planning in the UK. To complement our two-year update, we have also published a blog on the same theme.

Publishing our compliance checks of Wales Homelessness Statistics and Scotland Homelessness Statistics.

Confirming National Statistics designation of Statistics from the Welsh Housing Conditions Survey, the UK House Price Index Statistics, and the Northern Ireland House Price Index Statistics.

Conducting an Assessment of Northern Ireland Planning Statistics

Correspondence on:  the Ministry for Housing and Local Government’s Rough Sleeping Initiative evaluation, and ONS Household Projections for England.

Contact:  Oliver Fox-Tatum and Gemma Keane


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