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 1998 (1993 net) completions.

Housing starts and completions in Milton Keynes are monitored quarterly.  The last quarterly housing survey (1 January 2020 to 31 March 2021) was undertaken at the beginning of April 2021.

The results for the year as of 31 March are:

  • 1998 completions (1993 net following demolitions)
  • 2615 starts
  • 2864 under construction
  • Housing stock in the borough = 117,662
  • Housing Stock in MK's urban areas = 100,420
  • Housing Stock in MK's rural areas = 17,242

The Council produces a fact-sheet 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 Fact-sheet Q4 2020-2021 (PDF, 304KB)

Monitoring data up to 31 March 2021 can be viewed within the documents found under the “Documents” section of this page. 

There is also more analysis of the data available at: Housing Monitoring

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

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Last Updated: 29 April 2021