LHA/HB costs

Pamela Stoneman made this Freedom of Information request to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

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Dear Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough 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

CUSTOMER Services, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Dear Miss Stoneman

Thank you for your freedom of information request. I have forwarded this
onto our Procurement team, the reference number for this is 6223482.

Kind regards

Janice Brittain

Customer Service Advisor

Customer Services

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

( 02476 376376

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ROBINSON Jo, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Please find below the answers to your FOI request. Please accept my
sincere apologies for the delay in responding.

 

 

Dear Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council,

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

Amounts quoted are for gross expenditure

2010/2011 £12,713,289
2011/2012 £13,560,723
2012/2013 £14,919,787

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.

Amounts quoted are for gross expenditure

2010       =             8396

2011       =             8830

2012       =             9054

 

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

2010/2011 £10,803,335

2011/2012 £11,939,346
2012/2013 £12,393,886

 

 

4. How many households was the Local Housing Allowance amount in Q3 for?

Please quote for each year.

2010       =             2346

2011       =             2642

2012       =             2831

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Pamela Stoneman

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