Housing benefit element

John Brown made this Freedom of Information request to Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council as part of a batch sent to 226 authorities

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Dear Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council,

How many people have their housing benefit paid directly to their landlord? In last year?
What is the Council criteria for having the housing benefit element paid directly to a landlord? Eg private tenant

Yours faithfully,

John Brown

FOI Requests, Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council

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Dear Mr Brown

 

Re: FOI request 2020/02/002

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding housing benefits.  We
can advise that Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council does not hold the
information you have requested as this function does not fall within
Council’s remit (Councils in Northern Ireland have a much narrower remit
than those in GB). You may wish to direct your enquiry to the Northern
Ireland Housing Executive whose contact details are as follows:

 

The Access to Information Manager

The Housing Centre,

NIHE,

2 Adelaide Street

Belfast

BT2 8PB

 

Telephone 02890240588

E-mail: [1][email address]

 

We trust that this resolves your Freedom of Information request.  However,
if you are dissatisfied with the way in which we have handled your request
for information you may request an internal review by contacting:

 

Liz Johnston

Head of Governance

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

Antrim Civic Centre

50 Stiles Way

BT41 2UB 

 

Email: [2][email address]

 

If after the internal review is carried out you remain dissatisfied you
may appeal to the Information Commissioner by contacting:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

3rd Floor

14 Cromac Place

Belfast

BT7 2JB

 

If I can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind Regards,

 

 

Greer Ferguson

Information Governance Assistant

 

 

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