A date has been set to demolish a block of flats badly damaged in recent floods.
Dunelm Homes says it now has the go ahead to dismantle Spencer Court in Newcastle.
The work is scheduled to begin next Tuesday and is expected to take at least 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.