FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

17 January 2020

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would therefore be grateful if you could respond to the following questions:

 

1.  Does your authority retain ownership and management of its social housing stock? If not, please could you provide contact details for the Housing Association(s), ALMO"s etc., to whom your stock was transferred?

 

The following questions need only be answered if you continue to own and manage your social housing stock.

 

2.  How many socially rented properties do you currently own?

 

3.  Does the Council currently use any form of internet enabled smart technology to assist in the maintenance of its properties e.g. smoke alarms linked to a portal so maintenance personnel can identify when the alarm has been disconnected/failed? If so, please could you provide details of the types of devices utilised? Would you be willing to discuss your experience in more detail?

 

4.  If the Council is not currently utilising any such technology, has the issue ever been considered? If so, please could you provide details as to why it was not pursued?

 



East Herts Council Response

20 January 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would therefore be grateful if you could respond to the following questions:

 

1.  Does your authority retain ownership and management of its social housing stock? If not, please could you provide contact details for the Housing Association(s), ALMO"s etc., to whom your stock was transferred?

No

Stock was transferred to Stort valley and Riversmead housing associations who now operate as:Clarion and network housing

contact details can be seen here:https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/housing/housing-association-contact-numbers

The following questions need only be answered if you continue to own and manage your social housing stock. N/A

 

 

 

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.