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Information on the number of social landlord housing sales in Wales and their impact on dwelling stock for April 2021 to March 2022.

Note that, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, data on social landlord housing sales were not collected for 2019-20. See the COVID-19 and the production of statistics and social research statement for further information.

Main points

  • There were 522 social landlord housing sales in 2021-22. Compared to the sales in 2020-21, this represented an increase of 32%.
  • Local authority sales decreased by 63% to 15 dwellings and sales of registered social landlord (RSL) dwellings were up by 42% to 507 dwellings.
  • Since 2008-09, the majority of all social landlord housing sales have been by RSLs, accounting for 97% of all social landlord housing sales during 2021-22.
  • 98% of the sales during 2021-22 were non-statutory sales.


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