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London Borough of Redbridge
Philip Barker 
Lynton House 
255-259 High Rd, 
Ilford IG1 1NN
Housing Enquiries and Complaints team
Please reply to:
Darren Fairclough
Operational Head of housing Needs
 Our ref: 5095965
Date: 24 April 2019
Dear Sir/Madam
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information received on 25 March 2019 
Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides two distinct but 
related rights of access to information which impose corresponding duties on 
public authorities. These are:
• The duty to inform the applicant whether or not information is held by the 
authority and, if so,
• The duty to communicate that information to the applicant.
Please see below a copy of your request and the information being released to 
Dear Redbridge Borough Council, Does Redbridge keep a list of 
landlords willing to let to tenants on housing benefit Yes or No , if yes 
how many landlords were on this list per year from 2010 to 2019 ? 

The Council does not keep a list that contains landlords it knows will accept 
housing benefit although the Council may advise of agents that have previously 
rented properties to tenants reliant on housing benefit.
Please quote the reference number 5095965 in any future communications.
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome or the handling of your request, you have 
the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be 
submitted within 20 working days of the date of receipt of the response to your 
original email or letter and should be addressed to:

Information Officer, 7 th Floor (front), Lynton House, High Road, Ilford, IG1 1NN or 
sent to 
If you are still dissatisfied with the Council’s response after the internal review 
you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
The Information Commissioner's Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 
Cheshire SK9 5AF. 
Telephone: 01625 545 700 

Although the London Borough of Redbridge has considered your request strictly 
in accordance with the Act, if any or all of the information provided is to be 
published or broadcast, we would like the opportunity to comment on the 
information provided, in so far as that publication or broadcast refers to, or in any 
way identifies, the London Borough of Redbridge before the information is 
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Yours faithfully
Jackie Odunoye
Operational Director of Housing