FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

07 October 2021

Please send me:

  • Information request 1 -  Please provide the weekly rent levels paid out by Housing benefit for all supported accommodation in the Council and identifying in each case whether short term emergency/transitional exempt, short term emergency/transitional specified, long term exempt and long term specified.
  • Information request 2 – Please inform if the Council restricts payments beyond an upper threshold level and if it does what is that level?

East Herts Council Response

29 October 2021

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

For Q1 please see attached document

In answer to question 2 -  We do not have upper limit level as we look at each case and decide on need/provision in relation to core rent and breakdown of services/costs


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Information Commissioners Office
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Telephone 0303 123 1113


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Thank you for your request.