Housing Register and Housing Stock Statistics

Housing Register and Housing Stock Statistics

This information will be updated quarterly.

On 1st July 2019 there were a total of 2,988 people on the housing register. 

The table below shows the total applicants by their needs based banding and bedroom need.

Unknown indicates that an applicant’s bedroom need has not been assessed yet. 

 

Emergency

Urgent Need

Moderate Need

Reduced Priority

TOTAL

1 Bed

115

226

375

55

771

2 Beds

227

315

275

40

857

3 Beds

83

143

70

25

321

4 Beds

35

37

19

5

96

5 Beds

9

6

5

0

20

Unknown

51

510

228

134

923

TOTAL

520

1,237

972

259

2,988

 

Out of the total applications:

  • 265 were accepted onto the housing register because Northampton Borough Council has a statutory duty to house them under Section 193 of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended)
  • 21 are being considered under the Army Covenant
  • 421 have a working star
  • 6 have a volunteering star
  • 59 require properties with wheelchair access

Since April 1st 659 new applicants have been accepted onto the register.

 

Properties let during the last 3 months

In the three months from 1st April to 30th June 2019 208 properties were let. 

The table below shows the properties by type and number of bedrooms.

 

 

0 bed

1 bed

2 beds

3 beds

4 beds

5 beds

TOTAL

Bedsits

8

0

0

0

0

0

8

Bungalows (including Older Persons)

0

17

20

0

0

0

37

Flats (including Older Persons)

0

112

18

0

0

0

130

Houses

0

0

10

21

0

1

32

Maisonettes

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

TOTAL

8

129

48

22

0

1

208

 

 

Of the 208 people housed, 42 were homeless.  They were housed in the following types of properties:

 

 

0 bed

1 bed

2 beds

3 beds

TOTAL

Bedsits

1

0

0

0

1

Bungalows (including Older Persons)

0

1

3

0

4

Flats (including Older Persons)

0

6

13

0

19

Houses

0

0

7

11

18

TOTAL

1

7

23

11

42

 

 

 

In addition to the above lettings, 8 properties were let through mutual exchanges between 1st April and 30th June 2019.

During the same period, 50 applicants on the Housing Register were housed by other Registered Social Landlords.

Housing stock at 1st July 2019

 

 

0 bed

1 bed

2 beds

3 beds

4 beds

5 beds

TOTAL

Bedsits

224

0

0

0

0

0

224

Bungalows (including Older Persons)

0

883

688

18

2

0

1,591

Flats (including Older Persons)

0

3,240

1,203

22

1

0

4,466

Houses

0

0

1,685

2,914

201

114

4,914

Maisonettes

0

0

59

107

4

0

170

TOTAL

224

4,123

3,635

3,061

208

114

11,365

 

 

Average weekly rents at 1st July 2019

 

 

Social Rent Properties

Affordable Rent Properties

Social Rent Average £

Affordable Rent

Average £

Bedsits

224

0

£63.58

£0.00

1 bedroom

4,070

53

£76.23

£108.59

2 bedroom

3,624

11

£90.88

£127.55

3 bedroom

3,029

32

£96.69

£131.46

4 bedroom

203

5

£107.30

£132.78

5 bedroom

114

0

£113.44

£0.00

TOTAL

11,264

101

 

 

 

 

Right to Buy

Between 1st April and 30th June 2019, the following properties were sold under Right to Buy:

 

 

0 beds

1 beds

2 beds

3 beds

4 beds

5 beds

TOTAL

Bedsits

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Bungalows

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Flats

0

6

5

0

0

0

11

Houses

0

0

6

11

2

0

19

Maisonettes

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

0

6

11

11

2

0

30