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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

Cambridge City Council

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Dear Emily Thomas,

RFI: 5948   (CCC) Homelessness temporary accommodation

Thank you for your request for information. Your request below will be
forwarded to the appropriate department to answer.

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.

We aim to respond to your request as soon as possible and within 20
working days. In the meantime if you have any questions please contact us.

Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

3C Shared Services

Email:
For South Cambridgeshire DC - [email address]
For Cambridge City Council -[Cambridge City Council request email]
For Huntingdonshire DC - [email address]

3C Shared Services is a strategic partnership between Cambridge City
Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire
District Council

Appeals Process

The Council is committed to transparency and openness, and it is our
intention to comply fully with the laws that govern access to information.
If you have any cause to believe that the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 are not being met by us, please let us know in the
first instance. If you are still dissatisfied you can address your
complaint to the Information Governance Manager, who will undertake an
Internal Review of your case. Further to this you have the subsequent
option to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Copyright

Provision of this information does not automatically infer the right to
copy publish or alter the information. In most cases the Council will own
the copyright of the information provided here, or the information will be
provided under the Open Government Licence (OGL), but the rights to some
information may belong to a third party and if so a re- use licence may be
required. Please contact us for advice.

Cambridge City Council

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Dear MsThomas,

RFI: 5948   (CCC) Homelessness temporary accommodation

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?

Thank you for your request for information above. The appropriate
department are dealing with your request, however in order to progress
with it they ask that you clarify these points:

In response to the question

• What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by
the council in each of the years from 2010-2018?

Do you mean:

* Number of households applying as homeless, or number of individuals?

* Do you mean unique individuals (if an individual has been placed in TA
more than once)?

Do you mean stays in temporary accommodation that began or ended in each
of these years?  

Please be aware that we cannot progress with the request until you
respond, and that the 20 working day time frame we work within will not
include the period awaiting your response to this clarification message.
This request will be considered closed, if after 2 months we have not
received communication from you.

We look forward to your reply.

Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

3C Shared Services

Email:
For South Cambridgeshire DC - [email address]
For Cambridge City Council -[Cambridge City Council request email]
For Huntingdonshire DC - [email address]

 

3C Shared Services is a strategic partnership between Cambridge City
Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire
District Council

Appeals Process

The Council is committed to transparency and openness, and it is our
intention to comply fully with the laws that govern access to information.
If you have any cause to believe that the terms of the FOI Act or EIR
Regulations are not being met by us, please let us know in the first
instance. If you are still dissatisfied you can address your complaint to
the Information Governance Manager who will undertake an Internal Review
of your case. Internal review requests should be submitted within two
months of the date of receipt of the response to your original request.
Further to this you have the subsequent option to contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office.

Copyright

Provision of this information does not automatically infer the right to
copy publish or alter the information. In most cases the Council will own
the copyright of the information provided here, or the information will be
provided under the Open Government Licence (OGL), but the rights to some
information may belong to a third party and if so a re- use licence may be
required. Please contact us for advice.

Dear Cambridge City Council,

Thank you very much for your help on this matter. In response please see below.

* Number of households applying as homeless, or number of individuals? - numbers as individuals

* Do you mean unique individuals (if an individual has been placed in TA
more than once)? - yes

Do you mean stays in temporary accommodation that began or ended in each
of these years? - began

Thank you again and I look forward to hearing your response.

Yours faithfully,

Emily Thomas

Cambridge City Council

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Dear Emily Thomas,

RFI: 6605   (CCC) Homelessness temporary accommodation

Thank you for your request for information. Your request below will be
forwarded to the appropriate department to answer.

What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by the
council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
* Number of households applying as homeless as individuals.
* and if an unique individual has been placed in TA more than once.
* and in temporary accommodation that began each of these years.

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?

We aim to respond to your request as soon as possible and within 20
working days. In the meantime if you have any questions please contact us.

Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

3C Shared Services

Email:
For South Cambridgeshire DC - [email address]
For Cambridge City Council -[Cambridge City Council request email]
For Huntingdonshire DC - [email address]

3C Shared Services is a strategic partnership between Cambridge City
Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire
District Council

Appeals Process

The Council is committed to transparency and openness, and it is our
intention to comply fully with the laws that govern access to information.
If you have any cause to believe that the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 are not being met by us, please let us know in the
first instance. If you are still dissatisfied you can address your
complaint to the Information Governance Manager, who will undertake an
Internal Review of your case. Further to this you have the subsequent
option to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Copyright

Provision of this information does not automatically infer the right to
copy publish or alter the information. In most cases the Council will own
the copyright of the information provided here, or the information will be
provided under the Open Government Licence (OGL), but the rights to some
information may belong to a third party and if so a re- use licence may be
required. Please contact us for advice.

Cambridge City Council

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Dear Ms Thomas,

Re: Request for Information (RFI: 6605)  (CCC) Homelessness temporary
accommodation

What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by the
council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
* Number of households applying as homeless as individuals.
* and if an unique individual has been placed in TA more than once.
* and in temporary accommodation that began each of these years.

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?

Thank you for your request for information above, which we have dealt with
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I hope the attached will answer your query. Regrettably not all the data
you requested is still available for the whole period your enquiry covers,
but we have provided as much as possible on the attached.

We aim to provide a high quality service to you and hope that you are
satisfied with this response. If you have any further questions please do
not hesitate to contact us.

Yours sincerely

Information Management Team

3C Shared Services

Email:

For South Cambridgeshire DC - [email address]

For Cambridge City Council -[Cambridge City Council request email]

For Huntingdonshire DC - [email address]

3C Shared Services is a strategic partnership between Cambridge City
Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire
District Council

Appeals Process

The Council is committed to transparency and openness, and it is our
intention to comply fully with the laws that govern access to information.
If you have any cause to believe that the terms of the FOI Act or EIR
Regulations are not being met by us, please let us know in the first
instance. If you are still dissatisfied you can address your complaint to
the Information Governance Manager who will undertake an Internal Review
of your case. Internal review requests should be submitted within two
months of the date of receipt of the response to your original request.
Further to this you have the subsequent option to contact the Information
Commissioner's Office.

Copyright

Provision of this information does not automatically infer the right to
copy publish or alter the information. In most cases the Council will own
the copyright of the information provided here, or the information will be
provided under the Open Government Licence (OGL), but the rights to some
information may belong to a third party and if so a re- use licence may be
required. Please contact us for advice.

We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Emily Thomas please sign in and let everyone know.