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F15/858

Right to Buy questions

Request Description

Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request the following information:

1. How many former council owned properties sold under the right to buy scheme has the council bought back under 'buyback' annually from 2012 to date? Please could you provide the figures broken down per year?

2. How many former council owned properties sold under the right to buy scheme from 2012 to date, have been rented back by the council? Please could you provide the figures broken down per year?

3. What is the value of the receipts of right to buy sales since April 2012 and how much of this money has been be returned to central government as it has not been spent on building affordable housing within 3 years of receiving the funds? Additionally, how much interest has been be paid on these payments?

4. How many properties were sold under the right to buy scheme annually from 2012 to date?  What is the total value of the receipts under the right to buy scheme during this period and how much has been reinvested into building new affordable homes? How many new affordable homes have been built?

Request Date3 December 2015
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

 14 December 2015   

Response

 The Council owns no social housing having sold it in 2002 to two housing associations.  Therefore the Right to Buy is not relevant to this local authority.

1.         Not applicable

2.        Not applicable

3.        Not applicable

4.        Not applicable

       

Refused

                                                              

Refusal