Temporary Accommodation - Nightly Rates

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Dear Chelmsford City Council,

1. How many properties do you currently have on Temporary Accommodation?

2. Please can you advise us on the maximum that is paid per night for a Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, 3 Bed & 4 Bed.

3. Who are your largest 5 suppliers and how much do you pay them on average every month?

4. If we were to supply accommodation on this basis, please can you give us contact names and telephone numbers of the procurement team.

Yours faithfully,

Sid Shekhavat

Information Request, Chelmsford City Council

Dear Sid,       

   

I am sending this email in response to your Freedom of Information Act
(2000) request reference IR 8766. Please use this reference in any
subsequent contact relating to this request.

 

Response

Please see a response below each of your questions:

 

1. How many properties do you currently have on Temporary
Accommodation?                 
                                                                                         

I can confirm that there are currently 261 properties on Temporary
Accommodation.                                               

 

2. Please can you advise us on the maximum that is paid per night for a
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, 3 Bed & 4
Bed.                                                                                                           

Studio    £29.50

1 Bed    £40.00

2 bed     £45.00

3 bed     £50.00

4 bed    
£55.00                                                                                                       

 

3. Who are your largest 5 suppliers and how much do you pay them on
average every
month?                                                                                                         

Property Stop: £14K

Housing Action: £5K

Rent Connect: £2K

Lampwick Care: £5K

Oasis: £9K          
                                                                                                

 

4. If we were to supply accommodation on this basis, please can you give
us contact names and telephone numbers of the procurement team.

 

Please see the below contact information for the Council’s Procurement
Team:

Email: [1][email address]                                 
                                                   

 

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Yours sincerely,

Heather Binns

Information Governance Officer

Chelmsford City Council

 

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