Households Qualified for Social Housing Support


The Summary of Social Housing Assessments brings together information provided by local authorities on households that are qualified for social housing support but whose social housing need is not being met.  The charts detail the number of households qualified for social housing support whose need for support is not being meet by area, provide a breakdown on the composition of this need, as well as socio-demographic detail of the applicants. 

Headline Figures from 2016 - 2022 are also available.


This is a point in time assessment of the identified need for social housing across the country and provides a strategic picture of those applying for support.  This can then be used to drive and target delivery of social housing supports.