FOI request (FOIR-177518412)
Council property tenancies
Requested Mon 24 February 2020
Responded Wed 04 March 2020
I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information:
1. How many council property tenancies were transferred to a family member in the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019?
2. How many properties were bought as part of the Right to Buy Scheme in in the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019?
3. In relation to question 2 - how many of those properties were purchased by someone who had the tenancy transferred to them? IE) were not the original tenancy holder
4. In relation to question 3 - how many of those purchasers were under the age of 30?
ResponseQ1 to Q4 Information not held - Hastings Borough Council does not own any Council Housing, they are now owned and managed by Registered Providers.The Council's housing stock was transferred to 1066 Housing Association (now Optivo) in 1996 as part of a Large Scale Voluntary Transfer (LSVT).
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