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Brentwood Borough Council

FOI 8326

Social Housing

Request

1) How many premises are there within the borough that are classed as 'social housing' and under the ownership of the local authority?

2) What is the 'breakdown' of these (e.g property type, no. bedrooms, maximum recommended occupancy)?

3) How does this relate to total amount of property within the borough (perhaps as a rough ratio, or just a figure for total taxable residential properties)?

4) What (if any) plans are underway to improve the amount of social housing within the borough?

Response

1) How many premises are there within the borough that are classed as 'social housing' and under the ownership of the local authority?

Response: 2513

2) What is the 'breakdown' of these (e.g property type, no. bedrooms, maximum recommended occupancy)?

Response: 1 bed = 751, 2 bed = 920, 3 bed = 697, 4 bed = 13, bedsits = 132

3) How does this relate to total amount of property within the borough (perhaps as a rough ratio, or just a figure for total taxable residential properties)?

Response: 32628

4) What (if any) plans are underway to improve the amount of social housing within the borough?

Our plans are stated on the Housing Strategy Plan which is currently available on our website. A Local Development Plan is due to be published on the 15th April 2014.

Our website address is www.brentwood-council.gov.uk