FOI request (FOI-72122778)
Requested Thu 05 April 2018
Responded Mon 21 May 2018
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
For each year: 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18
1. Number of people known to the authority as statutory homeless, who died that year. (if possible)
For each of the next questions, please provide figures for how much was spent by the council broken down by year: 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18:
2. For each year how much was spent on: Temporary accommodation including Hostel accommodation, private sector leased by the authority, and those directly with a private sector landlord.
3. For each year how much was spent on:
Homelessness Prevention work, including providing advice and assistance to those presenting as being homeless or potentially homeless.
4. For each year: The number of total prevention cases each year (e.g. support to enable families at risk of homelessness to stay in their own homes or secure alternative accommodation.)
a. The number of households where the local authority took positive action to prevent homelessness, enabling them to remain in their home
b. The number of households where the local authority took positive action to prevent homelessness by helping them obtain alternative accommodation
Please accept my apologies for the slight delay in responding.
Q1 - Information not held
Q2 - Total spent on temporary accommodation, which also includes B&B's:
2010/2011 Gross = £169,281.20 Net = £58,983.00
2011/2012 Gross: = £148,904.08 Net = £62,309.20
2012/2013 Gross = £287,026.52 Net = £137,515.59
2013/2014 Gross = £240,051.79 Net = £93,125.25
2014/2015 Gross = £326,601.88 Net = £146,328.68
2015/2016 Gross = £315,343.37 Net = £110,494.27
2016/2017 Gross = £541,450.53 Net = £267,557.28
2017/2018 Gross = £920,347.00 Net = £757,515.93
Q3 - Please see published Budget (4000, 4001, 4025, 4050, 4051, 4055) https://www.hastings.gov.uk/my_council/transparency/budgets/
Q4 - This information is available at:
Freedom of Information