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F16/230

Temporary Accommodation

Request Description

For each financial year since 2011 (i.e. for the past 5 financial years):

1) What was the total spend on/gross cost of placing people in Temporary Accommodation?

NB: I would like the answer to be broken down into annual figures for each financial year since 2011: 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014; 2014-2015 and 2015-up to and including 29/03/16).

2) How many weeks-worth of Temporary Accommodation was purchased?

NB: I would like the answer to be broken down into annual figures for each financial year since 2011: 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014; 2014-2015 and 2015-up to and including 29/03/16).

3) How much of the total spend on/gross cost of placing people in Temporary Accommodation was met by Central Government?

NB: I would like the answer to be broken down into annual figures for each financial year since 2011: 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014; 2014-2015 and 2015-up to and including 29/03/16).

4) How much of the total spend on/gross cost of placing people in Temporary Accommodation was met by the Local Authority?

NB: I would like the answer to be broken down into annual figures for each financial year since 2011: 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014; 2014-2015 and 2015-up to and including 29/03/16).

Request Date29 March 2016
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

4 April 2016  

ResponseWhat was the total spend gross cost of placing people in temporary accommodation
                          
1)   2011/12                    £125,156.80          
     2012/13                    £132,363.37          
     2013/14                    £184,941.51          
     2014/15                    £184,570.01          
     2015/16  (estimate)    £165,895.00                     
                          
                          
2)   2011/12                229 weeks          
     2012/13                 452 weeks          
     2013/14                 542 weeks          
     2014/15                 691 weeks          
     2015/16  (to date)   678 weeks                             
                          
3)   Central government does not meet the gross cost of temporary accommodation
     The council charges a rent to the applicant for the accommodation that is either met by their own funds, housing benefit or a combination of both.
                          
                          
4)  The Council meets the gross cost of temporary accommodation.
     The council charges a rent to the applicant for the accommodation that is either met by their own funds, housing benefit or a combination of both.
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