Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,

I am requesting the following information:

1. How many people are under Council’s Housing waiting list at present ?
Would you please specify the age group, gender and the number of minorities,BME community who are in the council's housing waiting list.

2. Would you please give specify how many people have applied for one bedroom, two bedroom, three bedroom, four bedroom,Five bedroom in year 2019-2020?

3.Please provide number the people who are in current council waiting list who are homeless.

4.Please share who are the local charity organisations who actually house homeless and vulnerable adults

5. How much council had spent to pay the employee who are working on homeless issues in council.Please give yearly details starting from January 2020 to august 2020.

Yours faithfully,

John Colclough

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Colclough

 

Your request for information ref. SOT90862

 

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FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Colclough

 

Your request for information ref. SOT90862 about the council's housing
waiting list.

 

We have now considered your request and a copy of the information is
enclosed below.

 

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purposes.  Its use for commercial gain including issuing to the public,
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1 . How many people are under Council's Housing waiting list at present ?

 

Response: 2181

Would you please specify the age group, gender and the number of
minorities,BME community who are in the council's housing waiting list.

Count
FEMALE 1,298
MALE 872
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Sum: 2,181

 

Ethnicity Count
ASIAN - ANY OTHER ASIAN BACKGROUND 40
ASIAN - BANGLADESHI 7
ASIAN - INDIAN 5
ASIAN - PAKISTANI 61
BLACK - AFRICAN 54
BLACK - ANY OTHER BLACK BACKGROUND 6
BLACK - CARIBBEAN 10
CHINESE 2
DO NOT USE (ASIAN) 1
DO NOT USE (BRITISH EUROPEAN) 44
DO NOT WISH TO COMPLETE 490
GYPSY/ROMA 2
MIXED - ANY OTHER MIXED BACKGROUND 5
MIXED - WHITE AND ASIAN 7
MIXED - WHITE AND BLACK AFRICAN 4
MIXED - WHITE AND BLACK CARIBBEAN 6
OTHER 102
TRAVELLER OF IRISH HERITAGE 1
WHITE - ANY OTHER WHITE BACKGROUND 29
WHITE - BRITISH 1,295
WHITE - IRISH 6
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Sum: 2,181

 

Age Group Count
15-24 222
25-44 1,009
45-64 615
Over 65 335
Sum: 2,181

2. Would you please give specify how many people have applied for one
bedroom, two bedroom, three bedroom, four bedroom,Five bedroom in year
2019-2020?

Bed Number Total Demand
1 1,060
2 433
3 481
4 150
5 44
6 13
Sum: 2,181

3.Please provide number the people who are in current council waiting list
who are homeless.

 

Response: 221

4.Please share who are the local charity organisations who actually house
homeless and vulnerable adults

 

Response: Salvation Army, Gingerbread, Brighter Futures, YMCA, Concrete,

5. How much council had spent to pay the employee who are working on
homeless issues in council.Please give yearly details starting from
January 2020 to august 2020.

 

Response:

 

Jan-20 87,406
Feb-20 84,520
Mar-20 85,601
Apr-20 85,077
May-20 83,643
Jun-20 81,158
Jul-20 80,210

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Floor 2  Civic Centre  Glebe Street  Stoke-on-Trent  ST4 1HH

T: 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

E: [5][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

Request

Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,

I am requesting the following information:

1. How many people are under Council's Housing waiting list at present ?
Would you please specify the age group, gender and the number of
minorities,BME community who are in the council's housing waiting list.

2. Would you please give specify how many people have applied for one
bedroom, two bedroom, three bedroom, four bedroom,Five bedroom in year
2019-2020?

3.Please provide number the people who are in current council waiting list
who are homeless.

4.Please share who are the local charity organisations who actually house
homeless and vulnerable adults

5. How much council had spent to pay the employee who are working on
homeless issues in council.Please give yearly details starting from
January 2020 to august 2020.

Yours faithfully,

John Colclough

 

 

Winner – UK Housing Awards Council of the Year 2019

Being a foster carer is truly life changing. If you have a spare room and
spare time, even as little as one weekend a month, you can make a real
difference to a child’s life.

Fostering for Stoke-on-Trent City Council offers a rewarding career with
comprehensive training and guidance. [6]Click here for more information.

Manage your council tax online and sign up for paperless billing with our
new online account at [7]www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount - and access it
using the MyStoke app, putting fly-tipping, and litter reporting in your
hands at the touch of a button. Available in the [8]App Store and on
[9]Google Play

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5. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
6. https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20044/fost...
7. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount
8. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-stoke...
9. https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...