South Somerset District Council Affordable Housing Need

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Dear South Somerset District Council,

Please provide the information requested below. If the Council keeps multiple registers for affordable housing applicants, please provide information for all registers.

1. How many applicants are currently on the Council's housing waiting list / housing register?

2. What is the average waiting time over the latest three years of available data for an applicant on the housing waiting list/housing register to be assigned a property?

3. How many applicants currently on the list would qualify for/ have expressed an interest in an affordable home ownership property (as their sole suitable tenure or in addition to other tenures)?

4. Of the current applicants for affordable home ownership properties:
a. How many would qualify for a 1-bedroom property?
b. How many would qualify for a 2-bedroom property?
c. How many would qualify for a 3-bedroom property?
d. How many would qualify for a 4+-bedroom property?

5. How many applicants currently on the list would qualify for/have expressed an interest in a social/affordable rented property (as their sole suitable tenure or in addition to other tenures)?

6. Of the current applicants for social/affordable rented properties:
a. How many have requested a 1-bedroom property?
b. How many have requested a 2-bedroom property?
c. How many have requested a 3-bedroom property?
d. How many have requested a 4+-bedroom property?

7. How many new applicants to the list were there in the following periods:
a. 2011-2012
b. 2012-2013
c. 2013-2014
d. 2014-2015
e. 2015-2016
f. 2016-2017
g. 2017-2018
h. 2018-2019
i. 2019-2020
j. 2020-2021
k. 2021-2022

8. Out of all current applicants, how many would be first time buyers or renters (if known)?

9. Out of all current applicants, how many have a requirement or have expressed a preference to live within the civil parish of Merriott?

Yours faithfully,

C. Daniels

Somerset County Council,

South Somerset District Council Information Request Team

Information request
Our reference: 10809693
 

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Dear C Daniels
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information about SSDC - Affordable Housing
Need which we received on 28 February 2023.

We are currently dealing with your request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and we aim to send our response to you on or before
28 March 2023. 
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all of the information you have requested.  If this is the case we
will carry out an assessment and will inform you of any exemptions that
apply.
 
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please contact me quoting your reference detailed at the top of this
email.

Yours faithfully   

South Somerset District Council Information Officer

 
 

Somerset County Council,

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Information request
Our reference: 10809693
 

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Dear Requester,  

Freedom of Information Act 2000 

Please find attached our response to your request for information.

Yours faithfully   

South Somerset District Council Information Officer