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FOI 4911

Temporary Accommodation

Request

I am writing to you to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. How many a) families with dependent children b) pregnant woman c) individuals have been placed in a) Bed and Breakfast accommodation b) Temporary Accommodation c) Private rented accommodation under prevention and relief of homelessness powers for each quarter from June 2010 to present?

2. How many a) families with dependent children b) pregnant woman have been resident for 6 weeks or more in bed & breakfast accommodation for each quarter since January 2010?

3. How much has your authority spent on housing people in a) Bed and Breakfast accommodation b) Temporary Accommodation c) Private rented accommodation under prevention and relief of homelessness powers since June 2010 to present?

4. What is the single maximum figure your authority has spent for one family in any one week on bed and breakfast accommodation since June 2010 and can you provide a copy of the invoice?

5. Do you use B&Bs to accommodate young people (25 or under)?

Response

1. How many a) families with dependant children b) pregnant women c) individuals have been placed in a) bed & breakfast accommodation b) temporary accommodation c) private accommodation under prevention and relief of homelessness powers for each quarter from June 2010 to present.

See attached document

2. How many a) families with dependant children b) pregnant woman have been resident for 6 weeks or more in bed & breakfast accommodation for each quarter since January 2010.

1st July 2010 – 30th June 2012 – Nil
1st July 2012 – 30th September 2012 – One

3. How much has the Authority spending on housing people in a) bed & breakfast b) temporary accommodation c) private rented accommodation under prevention and relief of homelessness powers since June 2010 to present

Bed & Breakfast £25,359.00
Temporary accommodation £368,822.96
Private accommodation £2,875.00

4. What is the single maximum figure your authority has spent for one family in any one week on bed & breakfast accommodation.

£455.00

We are unable to provide a copy of the invoice due to data protection

5. Do you use B&B accommodation for young people

In exceptional circumstances where there are no alternative options available