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FOI 13893

Temporary Accommodation

Request

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we request that you provide us with the following information:

1. Do you have any provisions in your housing allocation policy which favour existing local residents e.g. residence criteria for access to register or additional preference for those meeting a residence requirement? If yes, how does it work?

2. What is the average rent for social housing including assured tenants of housing associations by property size (2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom properties)? Please provide the most recent data available.

3.
What is the average rent for temporary accommodation arranged by the authority under Part 7 Housing Act 1996, by property size (2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom properties)? Please provide the most
recent data available.

This request is made as a matter of urgency and we would therefore be grateful to receive this information as soon as possible. We would prefer to receive this information
electronically. If you need an individual name to record the request under please use ‘Rebekah Carrier’.

Response



You have requested the following information:

1. Do you have any provisions in your housing allocation policy which favour existing local residents e.g. residence criteria for access to register or additional preference for those meeting a residence requirement? If yes, how does it work? Available online at www.brentwood.gov.uk in the housing section.

2. What is the average rent for social housing including assured tenants of housing associations by property size (2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom properties)? Please provide the most recent data available.

2 beds: 91.40
3 beds: 109.21
4 Beds: 131.44

Overall Ave: 99.44

3.
What is the average rent for temporary accommodation arranged by the authority under Part 7 Housing Act 1996, by property size (2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom properties)? Please provide the most
recent data available.

2 beds: 84.43
3 beds: 0 (NA)
4 Beds: 0 (NA)

Overall Ave: 84.43

We can confirm that your request has been deemed:
1. To relate [in whole or part] to recorded information held by Brentwood Borough Council Housing Services. Is not data personal to yourself.
2. Does not require an obligation to create new information.
3. Is not related to prohibited and/or exempt information (other than as marked above where relevant).
4. Is a valid request.
5. Does not place an unreasonable burden on resources and/or exceed the set costs limited.
6. Not to require a charge to be levied to the information requester.