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Housing facts and figures

The demand for housing is high in our borough and we do not have enough social housing to meet demand. Take a look at the housing register statistics for the period April 2020 to March 2021 to see how many households are on the housing register and how many are waiting to be housed.

Number of social housing properties let by us - April 2020 to March 2021

Houses of different sizes let by Guildford Borough Council between April 2020 and March 2021

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Numbers let

Studio flat

17

1 bedroomed bungalows

8

1 bedroomed flat

35

2 bedroomed bungalows

4

2 bedroomed flat

24

2 bedroomed house

17

3 bedroomed flat

1

3 bedroomed house

25

3 bed 2 living room house

5

4 bed house

0

Sheltered flat for over-60s

10

Supported housing unit

6

One bed house
 
1

Total

153

 

Number of properties let by housing associations - April 2020 to March 2021

Houses of different sizes let by housing associations between April 2020 and March 2021

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Numbers of nominations

1 bedroomed bungalows

0

1 bedroomed flat

33

1 bedroom house
 
1

2 bedroomed bungalows

0

2 bedroomed flat

22

2 bedroomed house

12

3 bedroomed house

15

Sheltered flat for over-60s

1

Supported flat

0

Total

84

 

Number of people on the Joint Housing Needs Register as of 31 March 2022 

The table combines transfer and housing needs with band and bedroom.

 

Requiring 1-bed

Requiring 2-bed

Requiring 3-bed

Requiring 4-bed

Total

Band A

23

4

1

-

28

Band B

30

8

7

3

48

Band C

796

435

287

50

1568

Band D

34

46

11

2

93

Band E

67

32

21

2

122

Total

950

525

327

57

1859

 

Average length of wait for applicants in Band C

The table below shows the average successful bid wait time for Band C housing applicants aged under 60 years old, not already in social housing, for the period April 2020 March 2021.

Average length of wait for applicants in Band C

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Average length of wait in Band C

Studio flat

3 years and 1 months

1 bedroomed flat

5 years and 3 months

2 bedroomed flat

3 years and 8 months

2 bedroomed house

6 years and 3 months

3 bedroomed house and 3 bed 2 living room house

6 years and 3 months