Curo Housing Group

A housing association

From Curo's website: "Curo is a group of companies that operate in the social and commercial housing market as well as the care and support sector. Until 2012 we were a group of housing associations trading under a number of names under the Somer Housing Group umbrella. The core of the housing association business was constructed from the former Somer Community Housing Trust (SCHT), which was set up in 1999 following the transfer of housing stock from Bath & North East Somerset Council. SCHT was joined in 2002 by Shape Housing Association (formerly Bath Self Help), a specialist provider of supported housing with around 150 bed spaces. Redland Housing Association, which was founded in 1973, became the newest member of the Group in 2005, bringing with it a further 1,400 homes."


Housing Associations are not strictly subject to the Freedom of Information Act but according to the Housing Corporation: "You can also write to housing associations. Most try to be as open as possible and will provide you with information when they are able. The Housing Corporation requires housing associations to be accessible, accountable and transparent to residents and other stakeholders. The National Housing Federation Code of Governance states that associations should operate in an open and accountable manner by generally making information about their work available to their residents, local communities and other stakeholders." http://www.housingcorp.gov.uk/upload/pdf/FOIAInfoSheet.pdf Also the Information Commissioner has ruled that Housing Associations are subject to the Environmental Information Regulations.

12 requests
I sent a follow up email to Curo on the 16th of October, reminding them of the above request for information. A screenshot of this email is at: www.pro...
What are the three schemes approved for future regeneration?
Request to Curo Housing Group by Joe Scofield. Annotated by Joe Scofield on .
Awaiting response.
I sent a follow up email to Curo on the 16th of October, reminding them of the above request for information. A screenshot of this email is online at:...
Thank you for your enquiry. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to specified public authorities and public sector organisations. It does not...
Empty houses in London
Response by Curo Housing Group to Eva on .
Awaiting classification.
Thank you for your enquiry. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to specified public authorities and public sector organisations. It does not...
External Supplier Use
Response by Curo Housing Group to Becky Smith on .
Awaiting classification.
Thank you for your enquiry. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to specified public authorities and public sector organisations. It does not...
Bedroom Tax
Response by Curo Housing Group to Mr James Leigh on .
Awaiting classification.
Thank you for your enquiry. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to specified public authorities and public sector organisations. It does not...
Curo salaries
Response by Curo Housing Group to Pete Buckley on .
Awaiting classification.
Thank you for your enquiry. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to specified public authorities and public sector organisations. It does not...
Dear Mrs Fillary,   As a private company, Curo is not required to comply with Freedom of Information requests, however, I am happy to confirm that...
Maintenance Contractors
Response by Curo Housing Group to Matthew Williams on .
Awaiting classification.
Good morning, Thank you for your email. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 does not cover Registered Providers and therefore Curo has no obligati...
Number of empty homes
Request sent to Curo Housing Group by Mark Thorne on .
Long overdue.
Could you provide me with information on empty residential houses under your control? Yours faithfully, Mark Thorne
Temporary agency labour spend breakdown
Request sent to Curo Housing Group by Helen Whitfield on .
Long overdue.
Please could you provide me with the following information: Temporary agency Labour spend breakdown for the past 12 months Which agencies supplied...
Dear Mr Bunton, I am afraid I am not at liberty to reply to your queries for the reasons set out in my original email. Yours sincerely, Craig Ma...

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