Date lodged: 17 July 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how many affordable homes were built in 2016-17, and how many were for social rent.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 8 August 2017
A total of 7336 affordable homes were delivered in 2016-17 and of these, 4580 were for social rent. Of the total affordable homes delivered 4634 were newly built homes, including 3671 newly built homes for social rent.
The Official Statistics on the Affordable Housing Supply Programme can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Housing-Regeneration/HSfS/NewBuild/AHSPtables