Dear Scarborough Borough 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

FOI, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Sir/ Madam

I refer to your Freedom of Information request appended below, and can advise you that in order for me to process your request, I need a note of your title or first name.

Under the FOI Act, a request can be made in the name of an organisation, or by one person on behalf of another, such as a solicitor on behalf of a client; and must include a title and/or first name with surname. The prime consideration is whether enough of a person’s full name has been provided to give a reasonable indication of that person’s identity.

Yours Sincerely

Freedom of Information Officer
Legal and Democratic Services
Scarborough Borough Council
e:  [Scarborough Borough Council request email]
t: 01723 232323
f: 0870 2384159
w:  www.scarborough.gov.uk

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I refer to your response email and confirm my title as Miss A McIntosh

Yours sincerely,

A McIntosh

FOI, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Miss McIntosh

Email Address: [FOI #576298 email]

FOI Request Reference: FOIA6617 - Long term empty properties

Thank you for your written communication of 14/05/2019

Your request has been referred to the responsible officer and a response
should be made within the statutory timeframe of 20 working days from the
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Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Officer

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Legal and Democratic Services

Scarborough Borough Council

e:  [1][Scarborough Borough Council request email]

t: 01723 232323

f: 0870 2384159

w:  [2]www.scarborough.gov.uk

 

 

 

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Dear Miss McIntosh: Please find attached response to your recent FOI
request as required

 

Regards

 

John Burroughs

Housing Strategy and Development Officer

Housing Services

Scarborough Borough Council

 

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