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Social Sector Siz Criteria

Requested on
Mon 21st July, 2014
Reference
FOI 4709
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Please provide the following information:

• How many tenants who are or have been subject to the social sector size criteria in the local authority area would fall to be exempt from the social sector size criteria because they have a pre-1996 tenancy and have been continuously in receipt of Housing benefit since 01.01.1996 as defined by DWP in HB Bulletin U1/2014.
• What has been the cost to the local authority of the exemption?
• What has been the cost of implementing the spare-room subsidy removal to the local authority?

Answer

• How many tenants who are or have been subject to the social sector size criteria in the local authority area would fall to be exempt from the social sector size criteria because they have a pre-1996 tenancy and have been continuously in receipt of Housing benefit since 01.01.1996 as defined by DWP in HB Bulletin U1/2014. 34
• What has been the cost to the local authority of the exemption? £26,500
• What has been the cost of implementing the spare-room subsidy removal to the local authority? £0.00

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