LHA/HB costs

Pamela Stoneman made this Freedom of Information request to North Dorset District Council

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Dear North Dorset District Council,

1. How much was spent on Housing Benefit payments for social housing tenancies in financial years:

2010/2011
2011/2012
2012/2013

This should only relate to properties that are or could be affected directly by what is known as the Bedroom Tax. Please do not include figures for the homeless or B&B's in your reply etc.

2. How many households was the Housing Benefit amount in Q1 for? Please quote for each year.

3. How much was spent on Local Housing Allowance payments for private tenancies in financial years:

2010/2011
2011/2012
2012/2013

4. How many households was the Local Housing Allowance amount in Q3 for? Please quote for each year.

Yours faithfully,

Pamela Stoneman

FOI Officer, North Dorset District Council

 

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FOI Officer, North Dorset District Council

Dear Pamela,

I have been going through some paperwork and realised that the response to you has not been sent. I do apologise that this has happened and trust the information will still be of assistance to you.

Regards

FOI OFFICER
North Dorset District Council
Email: [email address]
Tel:01258 454111

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Dear FOI Officer,

That is ok these things happen.

I look forward to receiving the information

Regards

Pamela Stoneman

FOI Officer, North Dorset District Council

 

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DT11 7LL

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FOI Officer, North Dorset District Council

Hi Pamela,

 

Sorry about this.  I also thought I’d included the data with my reply. 
Here it is now.

 

 

 

1. How much was spent on Housing Benefit payments for social housing
tenancies in financial years:

 

2010/2011£8,978,952

2011/2012 £9,862,644

2012/2013 £10,868,473

 

This should only relate to properties that are or could be affected
directly by what is known as the Bedroom Tax. Please do not include
figures for the homeless or B&B's in your reply etc.

 

2. How many households was the Housing Benefit amount in Q1 for? Please
quote for each year. Data not available

 

3. How much was spent on Local Housing Allowance payments for private
tenancies in financial years:

 

2010/2011£2,921,411

2011/2012 £3,429,572

2012/2013 £3,608,855

 

4. How many households was the Local Housing Allowance amount in Q3 for?
Please quote for each year. Data not available

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Sharon Williams

Customer Business Supervisor

North Dorset District Council

 

Email: [email address]

Main line:01258 454111

Direct line:01258 484139

 

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