The English Housing Survey (EHS) 2019-20

The latest EHS has been published for the year 2019 to 2020. The findings show that owner-occupation rates did not increase between 2018-19 and 2019-20, but rates are 2% higher than in 2016-17, with owner-occupation sitting at 65%. Of those, 35% of households were outright owners while 30% were buying with a mortgage. There have been more outright owners than mortgagors since 2013-14. The proportion of households in the private rented sector have decreased since 2016-17 but did not change between 2018-19 and 2019-20. To read the whole report, click here.