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Student Exemptions for Council Tax

Requested on
Tue 6th September, 2011
Reference
FOI 1450
Resolution
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Question

I am currently undertaking a study regarding the number of students renting privately owned properties in your area, who aren’t in university provided accommodation. I am therefore looking for a record of tax exemptions specifically for university students in the area.

Answer

As at 31st August 2011 the number of properties in Charnwood, exempt from Council Tax on the basis that they are occupied entirely by students was 1,637.  This would include students studying at any educational establishment, not just Loughborough University. This figure does not include University halls of residence.  

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