Northampton Borough Council had 235 of its housing stock empty in December 2014. Some of which have been empty for more than 2 years
Of that 235 on 7th December 2014 the mix of property empty :
Of that 235 on 7th December 2014 69% had been empty for more than 30 days, 48% had been empty for more than 60 days and 27% had been empty for more than 90 days some of which had been empty for more than 2 years.
Northampton via its management company Northampton Partnership Homes can surly make improvements on the length of time the stock stands empty.
In 2014 on average NBC had 247 of its housing stock empty, which over the year meant the loss of potential rental income of over million pounds.
The monthly count is on the 7th of the month