Purchase of Section 106 Affordable Housing by Sage Housing

North Yorkshire County Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear North Yorkshire County Council,

I write to you in order to request the information set out below. My request is pursuant to the FOIA.

The information requested relates to the purchase of Section 106 affordable housing units in the local authority area by the company Sage Housing over the last three years.

The information I seek is:

1) the number of applications made by Sage Housing to acquire Section 106 affordable housing units in each calendar year of 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

2) the planning reference number that each application applies to

3) For each development in which Sage Housing has acquired Section 106 units between 01/01/2017 and 24/01/2020:

i) The name of the development
ii) The planning reference number
iii) The address of the development
iv) The postcode(s) of the development
v) The number of affordable units in the development
vi) The housing tenure mix (e.g social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership)
vii) The decision date (date/month/year)
viii) The date until when the units are contracted with Sage Housing to stay affordable
(date/month/year)
ix) The price paid by Sage Housing to acquire the development (if known)
x) For rental units, if the council has nomination rights to the first lets, what percentage of units will the council have nomination rights for on subsequent lets?
xi) List any requests made by Sage Housing to alter or amend the original Section 106 agreement and whether the council agreed to these.
xii) Whether the development is a completed or a forthcoming (“starts on site”) development

4) For each development please attach the viability assessment

5) For each unit acquired by Sage Housing:
i) The name of the unit’s development
ii) The unit’s address
iii) The price paid by Sage Housing to acquire the unit (if known)
iv) The Land Registry title number

Please provide the information in an excel or CSV format, with the questions and sub-questions as column headings.

If you need clarification please contact me at this email address. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance I would expect you to contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way before the 20th working day.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Cat McShane

Infogov - Veritau, North Yorkshire County Council

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Infogov - Veritau, North Yorkshire County Council

Dear Gareth Davies

Thank you for your request for information. The information you have
requested is not held by North Yorkshire County Council as the function
you have asked about is a District Council function rather than a County
Council function. The information is instead held by the District Councils
so I suggest you contact them directly regarding your request. To assist
you in this please find below their contact details:

 

Craven District Council

Council Offices

1 Belle Vue Square

Skipton

North Yorkshire

BD23 1FJ

[email address]

 

Hambleton District Council
                                                         

Stone Cross

Northallerton

North Yorkshire

DL6 2UU

[email address]

 

Harrogate Borough Council

Council Offices

Crescent Gardens

Harrogate

HG1 2SG

[email address]

 

Richmondshire District Council,

Mercury House,

Station Road,

Richmond

North Yorkshire,

DL10 4JX

[email address]

 

Ryedale District Council

Ryedale House

Malton

North Yorkshire

YO17 7HH

[email address]

 

Scarborough Borough Council

Town Hall

St Nicholas Street

Scarborough

North Yorkshire

YO11 2HG

[email address]

 

Selby District Council

Civic Centre

Doncaster Road

Selby

North Yorkshire

YO8 9FT

[email address]

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Carrie Wilson 

Information Governance Officer

North Yorkshire County Council

01609 532526  [North Yorkshire County Council request email]

 

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From: Gareth Davies <[FOI #638747 email]>
Sent: 24 January 2020 11:55
To: Infogov - Veritau
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Purchase of Section 106
Affordable Housing by Sage Housing
 
Dear North Yorkshire County Council,

I write to you in order to request the information set out below. My
request is pursuant to the FOIA.

The information requested relates to the purchase of Section 106
affordable housing units in the local authority area by the company Sage
Housing over the last three years.

The information I seek is:

1) the number of applications made by Sage Housing to acquire Section 106
affordable housing units in each calendar year of 2017, 2018, 2019 and
2020.

2) the planning reference number that each application applies to

3) For each development in which Sage Housing has acquired Section 106
units between  01/01/2017 and 24/01/2020:

i) The name of the development
ii) The planning reference number
iii) The address of the development
iv) The postcode(s) of the development
v) The number of affordable units in the development
vi) The housing tenure mix (e.g social rent, affordable rent, shared
ownership)
vii) The decision date (date/month/year)
viii) The date until when the units are contracted with Sage Housing to
stay affordable
 (date/month/year)
ix) The price paid by Sage Housing to acquire the development (if known)
x) For rental units, if the council has nomination rights to the first
lets, what percentage of units will the council have nomination rights for
on subsequent lets?
xi) List any requests made by Sage Housing to alter or amend the original
Section 106 agreement and whether the council agreed to these.
xii) Whether the development is a completed or a forthcoming (“starts on
site”) development

4) For each development please attach the viability assessment

5) For each unit acquired by Sage Housing:
i) The name of the unit’s development
ii) The unit’s address
iii) The price paid by Sage Housing to acquire the unit (if known)
iv) The Land Registry title number

Please provide the information in an excel or CSV format, with the
questions and sub-questions as column headings.

If you need clarification please contact me at this email address. Under
your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance I would expect you
to contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way before the
20th working day.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received
this request, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Cat McShane

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