Government minister Don Foster will be in Stoke-on-Trent later to visit the thirty five empty homes which are available for a pound.
There are currently seventy-five applications for the homes in Portland Street and Bond Street in what is the first scheme of its kind in the country.
The regeneration scheme is being funded by the city council and government and the council say it will give the area a new lease of life.
The programme will revamp empty council-owned properties which have fallen into disrepair.
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