Quarterly and annual compendium publications of housing statistics, biannual homelessness statistics and the ongoing review of data included in these publications and their proposed changes.

Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report

The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report is an annual compendium of statistics containing information on a range of areas relating to housing.

The next edition of the Northern Ireland Housing Statistics annual publication is due for release in autumn/winter 2023.

The report is divided into sections covering: supply, energy, social renting demand, private renting demand, owner occupier demand and household characteristics. 

Previous editions of the annual publication dating back to 1999 - 2000 are available and can be requested directly from Professional Services Unit.

Northern Ireland housing bulletins

The Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin is a quarterly bulletin containing information on  Social Housing Development Programme (SHDP) housing starts and completions, social housing demand, homelessness, and new house sales and prices from the National House Building Council (NHBC).

The next edition of the Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin is due for release on the 23 February 2023.

Housing Bulletins for 2022

Housing Bulletins for 2021

Housing Bulletins for 2020

Housing Bulletins for 2019

Housing Bulletins for 2018

Previous editions of the bulletin dating back to January - March 2001 are available and can be requested directly from Professional Services Unit.

Northern Ireland homelessness bulletins

The Northern Ireland Homelessness bulletin is a biannual publication which contains information on a range of areas relating to homelessness. The report is currently divided into three sections which are: Homeless Presenters; Homeless Acceptances; and Temporary Accommodation. Homelessness figures presented in this report can be read in conjunction with those published in the quarterly Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin.

The next edition of the Northern Ireland Homelessness Bulletin is due for release in March 2023.

User engagement

Feedback on the Northern Ireland Housing Report, the Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin and the Northern Ireland Homelessness Bulletin is particularly welcome from users. This will be used to further develop the publications and accompanying tables in line with user requirements. If you would like to participate in our user engagement survey, please do so by following these links:

Quality assurance

A quality assessment of all administrative sources used to produce “Northern Ireland Housing Statistics” and the “Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin” can be found at the link below:

    Review of data included in housing publications

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    Access to information

    How to request information from the Department for Communities including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme. You may also request your own personal information, via a Right of Access Request.

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