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

East Devon District Council

Thank you for submitting a request for information. We will respond to
your request as quickly as possible, within the 20 working day statutory
deadline under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

For updates on this case, please quote your unique reference number
101000926366 .

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East Devon District Council

Dear Miss Thomas,

Thank you for your request for information. Please find the response to
your query below.

? What was the number of people in temporary accommodation organised by
the council in each of the years from 2010-2018?
2010 ? Information not available
2011 ? 27
2012 ? 18
2013 ? 17
2014 ? 8
2015 ? 3
2016 ? 10
2017 ? 14
2018 ? 33

? How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of
the years from 2010 to 2018? - Information not held
? How many of those in temporary accommodation were children in each of
the years from 2010-2018? - Information not held
? What was the average length of time a family spent in temporary
accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018? - Information not held
? How many people were placed in B&B accommodation in each of the years
from 2010-2018?
2010 ? Information not held
2011 ? Information not held
2012 ? Information not held
2013 ? Information not held
2014 ? Information not held
2015 ? Information not held
2016 ? 3
2017 ? 4
2018 ? 7

? How many people were given temporary accommodation outside of the
council area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
2010 ? 0
2011 ? 0
2012 ? 0
2013 ? 0
2014 ? 0
2015 ? 0
2016 ? 0
2017 ? 1
2018 ? 0

? How many children were given temporary accommodation outside the council
area in each of the years from 2010-2018?
2017 - 6

? What is the average cost per night paid by the council for temporary
accommodation in each of the years from 2010-2018? ? This information is
not held

I hope this information is helpful but, if you feel dissatisfied with the
way we have responded to your request, please contact our Monitoring
Officer, Mr Henry Gordon Lennox, to request an internal review
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You may also approach the Information Commissioner for advice at
[2]www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely,

Sara

Ms S Harvey
Information and Complaints Officer
East Devon District Council

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