We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We also set analytics cookies to help us improve it, this information is collected in a way that does not allow us to identify anyone. Find out more about our cookies and how to block them. Find out more about Cookies

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 31 March 2020

 

Household type

Housing Needs Register

Transfer Register

Combined

Single under 60

885

110

995

Couple under 60

77

22

99

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

571

136

707

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

184

134

318

Families needing 4 bed (4+ children)

18

39

57

Single over 60

144

103

247

Couple over 60

34

19

53

Total

1913

563

2476

Number of applicants in each band at 31 March 2020 (excluding transfer applicants)

For more information about our banding scheme, see our Join the Housing Register page.

 

Household Type

Band A

Band B

Band C

Band D

Band E

Total

Single under 60

1

4

813

47

20

855

Couple under 60

0

0

74

3

0

77

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

1

0

533

32

5

571

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

0

0

177

7

0

184

Families needing 4 bed (4 children+)

0

0

17

1

0

18

Single OAP

1

1

99

5

38

144

Couple OAP

0

0

26

0

8

34

Total

3

5

1739

95

71

1913

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