FOI request (FOI-73456146)
Right to Rent checks
Requested Fri 20 April 2018
Responded Mon 21 May 2018
Please can you tell me how many people have approached the council for homelessness help because they have not passed Right to Rent checks with a private landlord, since February 2016.
If you do not record this information, please can you tell me how many non UK citizens have approached the council for homelessness help in each year for the past 10 years.
NOTICE OF REFUSAL
The information you have requested would require us to manually check all cases to establish how many people have approached the council for homelessness help because they have not passed Right to Rent checks with a private landlord, since February 2016.
This would exceed the time limit set out by the Information Commissioner therefore under S12 of the Freedom of
information Act 2000 provides an exemption from the obligation to comply with a request for information if the
estimated costs of complying with that request would exceed the prescribed appropriate limit.
We estimate that the costs of complying with your request would exceed the appropriate limit by a significant amount.
For this reason we feel unable to comply with this request.
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