Housing allocations and lettings

Social housing stock 

Newport City Council no longer owns any properties and social rented accommodation in the Newport area is owned by a number of housing associations. 

Find details of Newport housing associations - for contact details of landlords who own social housing within the Newport area who will be able to provide information in relation to the housing stock that they each own. 

 

For details of existing social housing stock - https://statswales.gov.wales/Catalogue/Housing/Social-Housing-Stock-and-Rents

 

New units developed - https://statswales.gov.wales/Catalogue/Housing/Affordable-Housing/Provision/additionalaffordablehousingprovision-by-provider-housingtype

 

Annual summary of the amount of Social Housing Grant received to distribute to Registered Social Landlords, the number of schemes we are supporting and the number of units they will provide

 

Annual Summary

 

2019/20

2020/21

2021/22 (anticipated)

Total SHG

£8,844,070

£7,225,751

£12,497,052

Schemes Supported

13

12

17

No. of Units Supported

318

305

368

Housing waiting list

The council operates a common housing register in partnership with the housing associations within the area. 

The following data provides the number of households registered for housing as at the 31 March of each year since the housing register has been in operation: 

  • 2012 - 2013 = 4655
  • 2013 - 2014 = 6755
  • 2014 - 2015 = 6000
  • 2015 - 2016 = 5494
  • 2016 - 2017 = 6421
  • 2017-  2018 = 8059
  • 2018 – 2019 = 8400
  • 2019 – 2020 = 7647
  • 2020 – 2021 = 8219
  • 2021 – 2022 = 9370 

Allocation of housing 

The properties advertised through the common housing register, Home Options Newport, are allocated by each partner housing association. 

The number of allocations made in each financial year ending 31 March:  

  • 2012 - 2013 =   886
  • 2013 - 2014 = 1050
  • 2014 - 2015 = 1017
  • 2015 - 2016 = 1144
  • 2016 - 2017 =   984
  • 2017 - 2018 =   881