Published: 1st Mar 2021

Yorkshire and Humber has seen the lowest number of new council homes built of any region in England, according to new figures. Research by the property developer StripeHomes claims a total of 10,180 homes have been delivered by local councils across England over the last five years. Around a third (2,930) of these new homes have been in London, with the South East (1,330), West Midlands (1,270) and South West (1,160) also seeing some of the highest levels of delivery. But the worst council performance has been in Yorkshire and the Humber, with just 310 homes delivered in five years by local authorities in the region. The East of England has also seen a low level of housing delivered in the last five years at 600, as has the North West (780). In terms of the best performing councils, Camden and Plymouth share the top spot having delivered 480 homes since … (To read the full article, subscribe below)