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Freedom of information request response - 06420

FOI request

FOI ID number
06420
Regarding
Housing benefit cases
Request

We are writing to you under the Freedom of Information Action 2000 and would like to know the following information please.

  1. How many Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit?
  2. How many Specified General Supported Accommodation cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit?
  3. How many Specified Domestic Violence Hostel cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit?
  4. How many Specified Local Authority Hostel cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit?
  5. What is the highest eligible gross rent being paid for a Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation case by Housing Benefits?
  6. What is the lowest eligible gross rent being paid for a Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation case by Housing Benefits?
  7. What is the lowest core rent being paid for a Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation case by Housing Benefits?
  8. What is the highest core rent being paid for a Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation case by Housing Benefits?
  9. How many Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation cases are currently receiving Housing Benefit for the following eligible rent ranges: £150.00 per week eligible gross - £250.00 per week eligible.

£251.00 per week eligible gross - £300.00 per week eligible gross?

£301.00 per week eligible gross - £400.00 per week eligible gross?

Greater than £400.00 per week eligible gross?

  1. How many Specified General or Exempt Supported Accommodation cases have been referred to the Rent Officer service (VOA)? 
  2. How many Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation cases are being paid where the Local Authority is only receiving 60% subsidy?  
  3. How many Specified Exempt Supported Accommodation claims have received an 'unreasonably high' rent decision? 

Many thanks for your anticipated time and assistance with this matter and we will look forward to hearing from you shortly.

Our response

Response

1. 16

2. Information not held.

3. 0

4. 0

5. £335.36

6. £155.40

7. £75.17

8. £207.26

9. 

  • £150.00 per week eligible gross -  £250.00 per week eligible? 10
  • £251.00 per week eligible gross - £300.00 per week eligible gross? 1
  • £301.00 per week eligible gross - £400.00 per week eligible gross? 5
  • Greater than £400.00 per week eligible gross? 0

10. 0

11. 0

12. 0

Response date
11 October 2019