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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06963: Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 8 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many houses for social rent in each local authority area are under construction, broken down by the expected year of completion.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 24 February 2017

The following table is based on management information extracted from the Scottish Government Affordable Housing Supply Programme, and presents the number of social rented units under construction on site as at 30 September 2016, in line with the time period of data presented in the most recent quarterly official statistics release on affordable housing approvals, starts and completions:

 

Number of units for social rent on site

Estimated year of completion

Local Authority

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Total

Aberdeenshire

20

79

0

0

99

Angus

21

51

0

0

72

Argyll & Bute

22

47

0

0

69

City of Aberdeen

0

226

0

0

226

City of Dundee

70

54

33

0

157

City of Edinburgh

67

330

105

23

525

City of Glasgow

309

990

46

0

1345

Clackmannanshire

48

0

0

0

48

Dumfries and Galloway

53

16

0

0

69

East Ayrshire

0

45

0

0

45

East Dunbartonshire

10

20

0

0

30

East Lothian

0

108

0

0

108

Falkirk

18

0

0

0

18

Fife

409

313

22

0

744

Highland

53

122

0

0

175

Inverclyde

45

41

0

0

86

Midlothian

12

69

0

0

81

Moray

0

67

0

0

67

North Ayrshire

0

105

0

0

105

North Lanarkshire

0

308

0

0

308

Orkney

17

20

0

0

37

Perth and Kinross

0

99

0

0

99

Renfrewshire

0

144

0

0

144

Shetland

12

21

0

0

33

South Ayrshire

29

0

0

0

29

South Lanarkshire

58

170

0

0

228

Stirling

0

8

0

0

8

The Scottish Borders

0

24

0

0

24

West Dunbartonshire

52

30

0

0

82

West Lothian

35

292

230

0

557

Western Isles

8

16

0

0

24

TOTAL

1368

3815

436

23

5642

As well as new build homes under construction, there are also 234 units forming rehab and conversion projects currently underway.

The next official statistics release, covering the period to end December 2016, will be published on 14 March 2017.