All local authorities with the exception of Camden council, have a signed off options appraisal for their stock. Camden are currently working on their strategy for delivery.
The following local authorities are currently revisiting their options appraisal: Castle Point, Brighton and Hove, Crawley, Croydon, Ellesmere Port and Neston, Mid Devon, NW Leicestershire, Plymouth, Stroud, Tamworth, Waveney and Wycombe.
Our latest estimates for all homes in England is that 5,987,000 (27.5 per cent.) are non- decent and 15,795,000 (72.5 per cent.) are decent. These figures are for 2005 and are derived from the English House Condition Survey and were published on 6 June 2007.
In 1997 there were approximately 8,700,000 non- decent homes (42 per cent.) and 12,014,000 decent homes (58 per cent.).