Social Housing Demand

V Tamplin made this Freedom of Information request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

Please could you provide information on the following;

1) How many people are currently on waiting lists for social/affordable houses in your area? Preferably broken down by type of property needed (accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

2) How many social/affordable houses are currently vacant in your area?

3) How many, if any, social/affordable houses still do not meet Welsh Housing Quality Standards (WHQS) in your area?

4) A breakdown of occupants currently placed in social/affordable housing in your area. Preferably broken down by type of property needed (accessible, number of bedrooms) and age bracket of applicant.

Yours faithfully,

V Tamplin

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Dear V Tamplin




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Dear V Tamplin
Please find attached our reponse to your request.
Corporate Information Governance Assistant

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