: Privately owned housing completions
in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,116,000.
With current housing completions
still over 36 per cent down on pre-recession levels, Help to Buy (Scotland) has been crucial in providing confidence and certainty for customers as well as builders in terms of planning and investment decisions.
Mr Coveney's record in delivering social and affordable housing is poor, and attempts to overstate the number of housing completions
have backfired in the wake of new census figures.
Privately-owned housing completions
in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,205,000.
Bellway expects housing completions
for the full year to July 31 to rise by at least 10%, and as of June 5 the firm had a substantial order book with a value of PS1.
in May came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 988,000.
Some 32,950 housing completions
were recorded between January and March, marking a 9% fall compared with the previous quarter and 3% lower than a year ago, according to data released by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Government figures show that nationally housing completions
are at their highest since the financial crisis struck in 2008 but if we are to continue to meet demand and help supply the 250,000 new homes the country needs a year, we need more land.
According to analyst Joseph Kocian, "The fastest growth for paint is expected in new residential construction as housing completions
rise at a double-digit annual pace, but demand in improvement and repair applications will increase as well.
Private enterprise housing completions
were 8% higher than in the year before while completions by housing associations rose by 24% over the same period.
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7% increase in the number of housing completions