Housing pipeline report - Q1 2022 report - Published July 2022
The number of units approved strengthened further during the first quarter of 2022. The rise in approvals during the quarter was driven by increases in both private and social sector approvals. The number of units approved during the first quarter rose by 9% against the previous three months to total 97,207 units but was 11% down on the strong performance seen during the first quarter of last year.
At 89,252 units, housing schemes of ten or more units accounted for 92% of approved units; the remainder being on smaller new build projects including self-build schemes, homes included within non-residential projects, and the conversion of non-residential properties.