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FOI 12204

Social Sector Homes

Request

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to you to request the following information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.


*How many social sector homes are in your local authority

*Under the under-occupancy charge (the “bedroom tax”) how many social
sector homes have been affected by housing benefits cuts?

*How many people have had to be rehomed?

*How many people have appealed cuts to their housing benefit?

*How many people have appealed being rehomed?

*How many people have successfully appealed cuts to their housing benefit?

*How many people have successfully appealed being rehomed?


*Under the government’s plans to give 20,000 people from Syria refuge
in the UK, how many have been allocated to your local authority so
far, if any?

Response

*How many social sector homes are in your local authority Please refer to Housing Department

*Under the under-occupancy charge (the "bedroom tax") how many social sector homes have been affected by housing benefits cuts?
Approx 173

*How many people have had to be rehomed?
Please refer to Housing Department

*How many people have appealed cuts to their housing benefit?
Information not held

*How many people have appealed being rehomed?
Please refer to Housing Department

*How many people have successfully appealed cuts to their housing benefit?
Information not held

*How many people have successfully appealed being rehomed?
Please refer to Housing Department


*Under the government's plans to give 20,000 people from Syria refuge in the UK, how many have been allocated to your local authority so far, if any?
None to date