FOI request (FOIR-481305345)
Evictions from local authority housing
Requested Thu 26 January 2023
Responded Tue 07 February 2023
Can you please tell me:
1. How many people are living in local authority homes (council housing) in your local authority?
2. How many evictions have there been for rent arrears in:
d. so far in 2023
1. Social Housing is owned and managed by Housing Associations in this area, mainly Orbit and Optivo.
Hastings Borough Council owns 29 properties in all, ranging from 2 to 4 bed households.
These properties are used as temporary accommodation and rent is paid directly by Housing Benefit. The only time the benefit will stop is due to a change of circumstances or to update information that is required. In this case we contact the occupants directly.
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