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Freedom of information request response - 05727

FOI request

FOI ID number
05727
Regarding
Benefit evictions
Request

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I request the following information:

  1. The number of households who presented themselves to the council as homeless while claiming Housing Benefit in
    1. 2015
    2. 2016
    3. 2017
    4. 2018
  2. If known, how many of the people in the answer to 1) were previously
    1. housing association
    2. private tenants
    3. local authority tenants
  3. If the council has housing stock, how many of its tenants evicted since November 2015 were in receipt of Housing Benefit at the time they were evicted
  4. If the council has housing stock, how many of its tenants are claiming Housing Benefit as of 06/11/18
  5. How many of the claimants in the answer to 4) are known to be in rent arrears
  6. If known, the number of households who are not local authority tenants who have been evicted since November 2015 while claiming Housing Benefit by
    1. housing associations
    2. private landlords

If possible, please supply this information electronically. Regarding 1), I would prefer the information to be broken down by calendar years if possible. If that is not possible I am happy with financial years.

Our response

Response
    1. The number of households who presented themselves to the council as homeless while claiming Housing Benefit in:
      1. 2015
      2. .2016
      3. 2017
      4. 2018

      We have not recorded this information.

    2. If known, how many of the people in the answer to 1) were previously
      1. housing association tenants
      2. private tenants
      3. local authority tenants.

      We have not recorded this information.

    3. If the council has housing stock, how many of its tenants evicted since November 2015 were in receipt of Housing Benefit at the time they were evicted.

      No housing stock.

    4. If the council has housing stock, how many of its tenants are claiming Housing Benefit as of 06/11/18

      No housing stock.

    5. How many of the claimants in the answer to 4) are known to be in rent arrears

      No housing stock.

    6. If known, the number of households who are not local authority tenants who have been evicted since November 2015 while claiming Housing Benefit by a. housing associations b. private landlords

      2015 - 2 households
      2016 - 1 household
      2017 - 2 households
Response date
20 November 2018