Housing Statistics

The Council's housing requirement for the monitoring year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 is 1,767 dwellings. So far, this monitoring year there have been 1256 (1254 net) completions.

Housing starts and completions in Milton Keynes are monitored quarterly.  The last quarterly housing survey (1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020) was undertaken at the end of December 2020.

The results for the year as of 31 December are:

  • 1256 completions (1254 net following demolitions)
  • 2089 starts
  • 3098 under construction
  • Housing stock in the borough = 116,922
  • Housing Stock in MK's urban areas = 99,788
  • Housing Stock in MK's rural areas = 17,134

The Council produces a factsheet every quarter that breaks down the information gathered on site visits into sub-tenures and gives insight into the development happening in Milton Keynes.  This can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Housing Statistics Quarterly Factsheet Q3 2020-2021 (PDF, 203KB)

Monitoring data up to 31 December 2020 can be viewed within the documents found under the “Documents” section on the left-hand side of this page.

Please Note:  The data contained within these documents relates solely to the monitoring of housing development across the Borough prior to 1 January 2021; they do not form the Councils position on future projected completions, nor the Council’s assessment of five-year housing land supply.


Last Updated: 18 January 2021