Dwellings acquired for housing purposes

Paul Burnham made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to City of London Corporation

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Dear City of London Corporation,

ONE: How many dwellings have been purchased by the Council to provide permanent council rented housing in each of the last three years from the following sources:
(1) Ex-RTB homes on council estates
(2) S106 homes on new build developments
(3) Other market properties
Please state the number of bedrooms in each case, for each year.
Please state how many of these properties have been let as Social Rent and Affordable Rent in each case, for each year (or with other rent regime, in which case, please provide details).
Please do not include any properties which have been purchased with the intention to demolish/redevelop.

TWO: How many dwellings have been purchased by the Council to provide housing for temporary accommodation in each of the last three years from the following sources:
(1) Ex-RTB homes on council estates
(2) S106 homes on new build developments
(3) Other market properties
Please state the number of bedrooms in each case, for each year.
Please state the rent regime for these properties by number, in each bedroom size in each year: i.e. Social Rent, or London Affordable Rent, or Local Housing Allowance, etc.
Please include all dwellings purchased by any arm’s length company or housing special purpose vehicle. Please indicate where such a company has been the purchaser.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Burnham

COL-EB-InformationOfficer, City of London Corporation

Dear Paul Burnham,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 (FOIA) - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

The City of London (CoL) acknowledges receipt of your request for information of 12 January 2021.

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Yours sincerely,

Information Officer
Comptroller & City Solicitor's Department
City of London
Tel: 020-7332 1243
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

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Gadawodd Paul Burnham anodiad ()

Request is due to be answered by 09 February 2021

DCS FOI, City of London Corporation

Dear Paul Burnham,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 (FOIA) - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Following your request of 12 January 2021, and our acknowledgement on the
same day, the City of London (CoL) responds as follows.

 

ONE: How many dwellings have been purchased by the Council to provide
permanent council rented housing in each of the last three years from the
following sources:

 

(1) Ex-RTB homes on council estates   0

 

(2) S106 homes on new build developments  0

 

(3) Other market properties  0

 

Please state the number of bedrooms in each case, for each year. Not
applicable

 

Please state how many of these properties have been let as Social Rent and
Affordable Rent in each case, for each year (or with other rent regime, in
which case, please provide details).  Not applicable

 

Please do not include any properties which have been purchased with the
intention to demolish/redevelop.

 

TWO: How many dwellings have been purchased by the Council to provide
housing for temporary accommodation in each of the last three years from
the following sources:

 

(1) Ex-RTB homes on council estates   0

 

(2) S106 homes on new build developments  0

 

(3) Other market properties  0

 

Please state the number of bedrooms in each case, for each year. Not
applicable

 

Please state the rent regime for these properties by number, in each
bedroom size in each year: i.e. Social Rent, or London Affordable Rent, or
Local Housing Allowance, etc.  Not applicable

 

Please include all dwellings purchased by any arm’s length company or
housing special purpose vehicle. Please indicate where such a company has
been the purchaser  Not applicable

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Administrative Assistant

Housing & Neighbourhoods
Department of Community and Children's Services
[3]www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

0207 606 3030

 

 

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Gadawodd Paul Burnham anodiad ()

NO acquisitions at all in this period