Social Housing Figures

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Dear Bridgend County Borough Council,

1. Please can you confirm how many households are currently on the social housing waiting list?
2. The average length households were placed in temporary accommodation for in 2022.
3. The total cost the council spent on temporary accommodation in 2022.
4. How long households, on average, were waiting for social housing in 2022?
5. What was the longest wait time for social housing in 2022?

Yours faithfully,

Gwen Jones

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Gwen Jones

 

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foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Gwen Jones

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST FOI001-5010

 

We refer to your email dated 23 May 2023 which contained a request for
information as set out in italics below.  Following consideration of your
request, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I respond
to each point as follows:

 

1.         Please can you confirm how many households are currently on the
social housing waiting list?

 

2439 households.

 

2.         The average length households were placed in temporary
accommodation for in 2022.

 

119 days.

 

3.         The total cost the council spent on temporary accommodation in
2022.

 

£3,129,710.67

 

4.         How long households, on average, were waiting for social
housing in 2022?

 

131 days (based on offer accepted date)

 

5.         What was the longest wait time for social housing in 2022?

 

383 days (based on how long someone who had been offered a property, had
been waiting. It doesn’t include those who are still waiting)

 

I hope this response satisfies your request. If you are dissatisfied with
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Monitoring Officer

Bridgend County Borough Council

Civic Offices,

Angel Street

Bridgend, CF31 4WB

 

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Yours sincerely

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Bridgend County Borough Council

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Bridgend

CF31 4WB

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Ogwr.
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y system ar [email address]

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