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FOI 14966

Housing Benefit

Request

For the last two tax years please provide the following information


A Whats was the total amount paid out in housing benefit to private sector landlords

B What was the total amount paid out in housing benefit to social housing providers


C What was the total amount of overpayments to


(A) Private Sector Landlords and (B) Social Housing Providers


From the total amount of over payments to both social and private sector housing providers how much has (A) been and collected and (B) outstanding and (C )Written off


PLEASE SEND YOUR REPLY TO foireplies@gmail.comand NOT THIS EMAIL ADDRESS


I would prefer to receive this information electronically, preferably as a data set e.g. in Excel,
NOT as a PDF.



If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my requestto be included in the scope of the Act.


Please provide the information that can easily be accessed without exceeding the cost of compliance limits.

Response

Please find below information requested under the freedom of information Act.

Please be aware that we are unable to provide information prior to 01/04/2016 due to a change in software provider.

A Whats was the total amount paid out in housing benefit to private sector landlords
£7281910.24

B What was the total amount paid out in housing benefit to social housing providers
£1965401.70

C What was the total amount of overpayments to


(A) Private Sector Landlords and -£15241.68
(B) Social Housing Providers £108703.93


From the total amount of over payments to both social and private sector housing providers how much has
(A) been and collected
Private £5965.15
Social £72526.64
(B) outstanding
Private £9276.53
Social £36177.29

and (C )Written off
Private £516.99
Social £3486.42