Freedom of Information Request - Long Term Empty Properties

Ashleigh Niamir made this Freedom of Information request to Rushmoor Borough Council

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Ashleigh Niamir

Dear Rushmoor Borough Council,

I am writing to you to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1) Can the council confirm their current number of Long Term Empty Properties as of the 8th May (those domestic properties which have been empty for six months or older)
2) What work is the council currently undertaking or planning to undertake around reducing their long term empty properties in 2019?
3) During 2018 did you undertake any work around reducing your Long Term Empty Properties. If you did was this done using internal resource or a third party?
4) If yes is the answer to question three, did the council review every single long term property
5) Does the reduction of empty homes in the council area form part of your Housing strategy?
6) Does the council have a budget in place to help support the reduction of empty properties?
7) How much did the council spend on temporary accommodation during 2018?
8) Does the council offer financial support /loans to Long Term Empty property owners to help them bring properties back into use?

Yours faithfully,

Ashleigh

RBC Freedom of Information, Rushmoor Borough Council

Mr Naimir,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, which we received 14/05/19
 
It has been forwarded to the relevant officer for processing within 20 working days of receipt and you may be contacted again if we require any further information.

Kind regards

FOI Team
Rushmoor Borough Council
Farnborough Road
Farnborough
Hants     
GU14 7JU

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