FOI Disclosure Log
20 December 2021
I’m a journalist from The Sun looking for more information on support available to renters.
I’m looking for more information specifically on how much funding the council received from the government’s extra £65million funding announced for vulnerable renters in October: https://www.*****/money/16526762/how-to-get-help-paying-rent-government-announces-support/
In reference to this funding, I’d like to know:
- How much of this £65million pot of funding did the council receive?
- How many households have received help from the funding you were given from the government’s £65million pot?
- In total, how much of this funding you received has been given to households in £?
- What is the single highest amount given to one household from the funding you received?
22 December 2021
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13 January 2022
Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.
How much of this £65million pot of funding did the council receive? £65,422
How many households have received help from the funding you were given from the government’s £65million pot? 3
In total, how much of this funding you received has been given to households in £? £5,197
What is the single highest amount given to one household from the funding you received? £3,833
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