FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

15 September 2020

- In meeting your duties to homeless households as per Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017) how many households have you arranged accommodation for outside of your district / borough in the last four quarters (ie from the quarter starting July 1 2019 to the quarter ending June 30 2020)? 

 

- How many households have you arranged accommodation for in total in the same time period? 

 

-For both of the above can you breakdown the number of households by those with children and those without? 

 

- How many notifications of out-of-district placements made by other councils in your district /borough have you received in this time period? 

 

- Do you have local authority staff procuring accommodation for you to use in meeting your duties to homeless households (as above) in other parts of the country, and if so, where? 

 



East Herts Council Response

25 September 2020

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

 

  • In meeting your duties to homeless households as per Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (as amended by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017) how many households have you arranged accommodation for outside of your district / borough in the last four quarters (ie from the quarter starting July 1 2019 to the quarter ending June 30 2020)? 

 

- How many households have you arranged accommodation for in total in the same time period? 

 

-For both of the above can you breakdown the number of households by those with children and those without? 

Households placed in temporary accommodation 01/07/19 - 30/06/20

 

 

 

 

 

Household type

01/07/19 - 30/09/19

01/10/19 - 31/12/19

01/01/20 - 31/03/20

01/04/20 - 31/06/20

 

All

Outside district

All

Outside district

All

Outside district

All

Outside district

Household without children

13

11

14

13

33

32

16

12

Household with children

21

18

20

15

15

9

4

3

All

34

29

34

28

48

41

20

15

NB: These figures are for a household"s initial placement in temporary accommodation.  A number of households moved during their stay including some that will have moved between accommodation within the district and accommodation in another district

 

 

How many notifications of out-of-district placements made by other councils in your district /borough have you received in this time period? 

SIX

 

- Do you have local authority staff procuring accommodation for you to use in meeting your duties to homeless households (as above) in other parts of the country, and if so, where? 

NO

 

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/

 

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Thank you for your request.