Work to dismantle the building in Newcastle which was left on the brink of collapse when a culvert collapsed in heavy rain is due to start on Tuesday 23 October.
Insurers have given the go ahead to start demolition work the at Spencer Court in Newburn, which is expected to take two weeks.
Residents on a Tyneside housing estate which will be partially demolished are no nearer finding out who is responsible for what's happened.
Residents in Newburn say that they still don't know what is happening to their homes as engineers prepare to dismantle a block of houses.
Residents at Spencer Court said a public meeting gave them no answers, and they still did not know whether the building would be demolished.