Social Housing Demand

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Dear Flintshire County Council,

Please could you provide information on the following;

1) How many people are currently on waiting lists for social/affordable houses in your area? Preferably broken down by type of property needed (accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

2) How many social/affordable houses are currently vacant in your area?

3) How many, if any, social/affordable houses still do not meet Welsh Housing Quality Standards (WHQS) in your area?

4) A breakdown of occupants currently placed in social/affordable housing in your area. Preferably broken down by type of property needed (accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

Yours faithfully,

V Tamplin

Sophie Hughes, Flintshire County Council

Dear Mr Tamplin,

I write to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request which has been given the reference number R015111. Your request has been forwarded to the Freedom of Information Act Contact Officer for Housing to process and this Officer will be in contact with you.
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FOI Contact Officer
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Flintshire County Council | Cyngor Sir y Fflint
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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Yvonne Jones, Flintshire County Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Tamplin

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 27th November
2017.

 

Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you.

 

The Council's response can be found below each of your questions, in bold
italic.

 

1) How many people are currently on waiting lists for social/affordable
houses in your area? Preferably broken down by type of property needed
(accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

 

510 people are on the Affordable Housing Register as at 27.11.17

 

235 people for affordable rent

197 people for shared equity/LCHO

47 people for Homebuy

26 people for shared ownership

5 people for self-build

 

Further breakdown is taking time to retrieve, however, will be forwarded
to you when available.

 

2) How many social/affordable houses are currently vacant in your area?

 

93 properties ready to let as of 27.11.17

 

 

3) How many, if any, social/affordable houses still do not meet Welsh
Housing Quality Standards (WHQS) in your area?

 

7143 as of 31.03.17, reported to Welsh Government.

 

4) A breakdown of occupants currently placed in social/affordable housing
in your area. Preferably broken down by type of property needed
(accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

 

It has been difficult to extract the information in the format you
require, however, the attached spreadsheet shows a breakdown for demand of
all property types/areas. Please be aware that each applicant can show
multiple times on this list (eg. someone requesting a 2 bed house and flat
in Flint and Bagillt will show on this list four times.

 

FOI R015111.xls 

 

The following information may also be of help to you.

 

1bed flat – 601

2 bed flat – 628

3 bed flat – 28

Bedsit – 84

2 bed house – 697

3 bed house – 3156

4 or more – 136

1 bed bung – 1163

2 bed bung – 607

3 bed bung – 25

Maisonette – 22

Other – 107

 

Total stock 7254

 

 

I hope this information is helpful to you but if you are dissatisfied with
any aspects of this response, please refer to the Council's FOI Complaints
Procedure below.

 

Yours sincerely

Yvonne Jones BA

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FOI Governance Lead Officer | Swyddog Arweiniol Rhyddid Gwybodaeth
Llywodraethu
Community & Enterprise Portfolio |  Portffolio Cymunedau a Menter
Flintshire County Council | Cyngor Sir Y Fflint
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Tel | Ffôn | 01352 702420

Email | Ebost | [1][email address]

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