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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 2019 to March 2020 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 2019 to March 2020

 

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Numbers let

Studio flat

17

1 bedroomed bungalows

11

1 bedroomed flat

70

2 bedroomed bungalows

13

2 bedroomed flat

47

2 bedroomed house

43

3 bedroomed flat

2

3 bedroomed house

31

3 bed 2 living room house

12

4 bed house

1

Sheltered flat for over-60s

30

Supported housing unit

8

Total285

Number of properties let by housing associations - April 2019 to March 2020

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Numbers of nominations

1 bedroomed bungalows

1

1 bedroomed flat

27

2 bedroomed bungalows

1

2 bedroomed flat

13

2 bedroomed house

8

3 bedroomed house

10

Sheltered flat for over-60s

0

Supported flat

1

Total

61

Number of people on housing registers at 30 September 2020

Household TypeBand ABand BBand CBand DBand ETotal
Single under 6015238285364983
Couple under 607477313104
Families needing two bed
(Preg or 1-2 children of same sex
11156645261803
Families needing three bed
(2-3 children different sex)
802451213278
Families needing four bed
(4 children +)
03462455
Single OAP1229138670255
Couple OAP463001656
Total578020281282412534

Number of applicants in each band at 30 September 2020 (excluding transfer applicants)

 

Household Type

Band A

Band B

Band C

Band D

Band E

Total

Single under 60

1

5

799

53

19

877

Couple under 60

0

0

74

3

0

77

Families needing 2 bed (pregnant or 1-2 children of same sex)

0

0

620

31

5

656

Families needing 3 bed (2-3 children different sex)

0

0

131

10

0

141

Families needing 4 bed (4 children+)

0

0

15

2

0

17

Single OAP

1

1

110

6

41

159

Couple OAP

0

0

27

0

8

35

Total

2

6

1776

105

73

1962

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 2019 March 2020.

 

Number of bedrooms and type of property

Average length of wait in Band C

Studio flat

2 years and 8 months

1 bedroomed flat

4 years and 7 months

2 bedroomed flat

4 years and 3 months

2 bedroomed house

6 years and 2 months

3 bedroomed house and 3 bed 2 living room house

5 years and 10 months