To Whom It May Concern,

I am writing to you requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), regarding the topic of homelessness in your area. The information that I require is as follows:

• What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by the council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of the years from 2010 to 2018?
• How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• What was the average length of time a family spent in temporary accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many people were placed in B&B accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many people were given temporary accommodation outside of the council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• How many children were given temporary accommodation outside the council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
• What is the average cost per night paid by the council for temporary accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me via email and I will be pleased to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request.

Thank you very much for your help regarding this topic, I look forward to you reply in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Emily Thomas

NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: 19/311

 

20 September 2019

 

Dear Ms Thomas

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding: Homelessness
Temporary Accommodation.

 

We can confirm your request was received on 20 September 2019 .This will
be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
answered within twenty working days. 

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you have any queries about this request please contact the Corporate
Information Team, quoting the above reference number.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Miss Angelika Fryziak

Corporate Information Team

 

 

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NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: FOI 19/311

 

21 October 2019

 

Dear Ms Thomas

 

We refer to previous correspondence regarding your request for information
relating to: Homelessness Temporary Accommodation.

 

The information, as provided by our Housing Needs Department, is given
below:

 

Please find below information as requested:

 

 

Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Total for
Year
2010/11 22 Placed in TA 16 Placed in 14 Placed in 13 Placed 62 Placed
TA TA in TA in TA
33 Children
23 Children 14 Children 12 Children 82 Children
0 Outside Area
0 Outside 0 Outside 0 Outside Single
0 B&B Area Area Area People 17

0 B&B 0 B&B 0 B&B 0 Outside
Area

0 B&B
2011/12 15 20 19 16 70

18 Children 25 Children 29 Children 21 Children 93 Children

0 Outside Area 1 Outside 3 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 16
0 B&B
0 B&B 0 B&B 0 B&B 4 Outside
Area

0 B&B
2012/13 16 16 12 9 53

25 Children 27 Children 23 Children 12 Children 87 Children

1 Outside Area 0 Outside 0 Outside 1 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 12
0 B&B
0 B&B 0 B&B 1 B&B 2 Outside
Area

1 B&B
2013/14 6 9 10 10 35

9 Children 12 Children 11 Children 3 Children 35 Children

0 Outside Area 0 Outside 0 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 19
0 B&B
0 B&B 2 B&B 0 B&B 0 Outside
Area

2 B&B
2014/15 10 12 8 6 36

11 Children 16 Children 8 Children 6 Children 41 Children

2 Outside Area 0 Outside 0 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 15
0 B&B
0 B&B 0 B&B 0 B&B 2 Outside
Area

0 B&B
2015/16 15 18 23 27 83

17 Children 22 Children 24 Children 26 Children 89 Children

0 Outside Area 0 Outside 2 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 26
0 B&B
0 B&B 2 B&B 4 B&B 2 Outside
Area

6 B&B
2016/17 15 15 17 12 59

16 Children 16 Children 29 Children 18 Children 79 Children

0 Outside Area 0 Outside 0 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 14
2 B&B
2 B&B 1 B&B 6 B&B 0 Outside
Area

11 B&B
2017/18 23 17 11 6 57

38 Children 22 Children 20 Children 6 Children 86 Children

0 Outside Area 0 Outside 0 Outside 0 Outside Single
Area Area Area People 18
5 B&B
5 B&B 0 B&B 0 B&B 0 Outside
Area

10 B&B
2018/19 80

Following changes in recording due to into of homelessness 39 Children
reduction act 2017, this can’t be broken down quarterly
Single
People 57

11 Outside
Area

49 B&B

o What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by
the council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
o How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of
the years from 2010 to 2018?
o What was the average length of time a family spent in temporary
accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?

Not recorded/Unavailable

o How many single people were placed in B&B accommodation in each of the
years from 2010-2018?
o How many people were given temporary accommodation outside of the
council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
o How many children were given temporary accommodation outside the
council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?

Not recorded/Unavailable

·        What is the average cost per night paid by the council for
temporary accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018?

£40 per night – Single Person

£60 per night Family up to 4 children

£85 per night Family of 4+

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response,
quoting the above reference number, via email at: [1][North Kesteven District Council request email]
or by post to North Kesteven District Council, Corporate and Customer
Services, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7EF.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Corporate Information Team

 

 

 

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