Dear North Kesteven District Council,

I am writing to you to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1) Can the council confirm their current number of Long Term Empty Properties as of the 8th May (those domestic properties which have been empty for six months or older)
2) What work is the council currently undertaking or planning to undertake around reducing their long term empty properties in 2019?
3) During 2018 did you undertake any work around reducing your Long Term Empty Properties. If you did was this done using internal resource or a third party?
4) If yes is the answer to question three, did the council review every single long term property
5) Does the reduction of empty homes in the council area form part of your Housing strategy?
6) Does the council have a budget in place to help support the reduction of empty properties?
7) How much did the council spend on temporary accommodation during 2018?
8) Does the council offer financial support /loans to Long Term Empty property owners to help them bring properties back into use?

Yours faithfully,

A McIntosh

NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

5 Attachments

Ref No: FOI 19/71

 

9 May 2019

 

Dear Sir or Madam

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding: Long Term
Empty Properties.

 

We can confirm your request was received on 9 May 2019. This will be dealt
with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and answered
within twenty working days. 

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you have any queries about this request please contact the Corporate
Information Team, quoting the above reference number.

 

Yours faithfully

 

Corporate Information Team

 

 

Freedom of Information
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[5]Community Champions

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NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

6 Attachments

Ref No: FOI 19/71

 

5 June 2019

 

Dear Sir or Madam

 

We refer to previous correspondence regarding your request for information
relating to: Long Term Empty Properties.

 

The information is attached.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response,
quoting the above reference number, via email at: [1][North Kesteven District Council request email]
or by post to North Kesteven District Council, Corporate and Customer
Services, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7EF.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Corporate Information Team

 

 

 

Freedom of Information
[2]NKDC [3]Facebook [4]YouTube Tel: 01529 414155
Twitter Email: foi@n‑kesteven.gov.uk
[HNG53VF58]​ [5]www.n-kesteven.gov.uk
Kesteven Street ,  Sleaford ,  NG34 7EF
[6]Community Champions

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