LHA/HB costs

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

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Dear North Kesteven 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

Freedom of information, North Kesteven District Council

Ref No: 13/272

 

30 September 2013

 

Dear Ms Stoneman

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding: LHA/HB Costs.

 

I can confirm your request was registered on 30 September 2013. This will
be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
answered within twenty working days. 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Helen Snowden

Performance and Information Assistant

Corporate Information Team

North Kesteven District Council

Tel no 01529 414155

Ext 28186

 

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Freedom of information, North Kesteven District Council

Ref No: 13/272

 

8 October 2013

 

Dear Ms Stoneman

 

I refer to previous correspondence regarding your request for information
relating to: LHA/HB Costs.

 

The information you requested is given below:

 

 

Year Council tenants Number Registered Number Local Housing Number
Social Allowance
Landlords
2010/11 £6,987,312.18 2756 £2,241,499.25 812 £4,636,214.63 1754
2011/12 £7,453,374.71 2841 £2,715,359.72 875 £5,601,699.50 2079
2012/13 £7,966,947.84 2790 £3,106,632.98 935 £6,072,972.54 2229

 

 

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Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7EF.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Helen Snowden

Performance and Information Assistant

Corporate Information Team

North Kesteven District Council

Tel no 01529 414155

Ext 28186

 

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Dear Freedom of information,

I can't read the answer it's a real mess and I can't figure exactly what question or questions it is answering.

Therefore, could it be forwarded again but presented in a better format - a bit smarter please?

Yours sincerely,

Pamela Stoneman

Freedom of information, North Kesteven District Council

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Dear Mr Stoneman

 

Thank you for your email.

 

The original response was formatted into a table and a copy is attached.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Helen Snowden

Performance and Information Assistant

Corporate Information Team

North Kesteven District Council

Tel no 01529 414155

Ext 28186

 

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