FOI request (FOI-82941217)
'Specified Accommodation' for Housing Benefit
Requested Fri 27 July 2018
Responded Mon 13 August 2018
Please supply the list of organisations currently providing accommodation classified as "specified accommodation" for housing benefit purposes (regulation 75H of the Housing Benefit Regulations SI 2006/213) in your area. For the avoidance of doubt, we only require the names of the provider organisations.
To help you locate this information, we are aware that such a list should exist within the unit that deals with Housing Benefit (HB) (see the Department of Work and Pensions' HB Circular A8/2014 (paras 40 to 44)). DWP underline it is "essential that the information is accurate and kept up to date" (para 41).
Purpose for which the information is to be re-used:
With the information you and other organisations supply we intend to publish a UK directory of providers of specified accommodation.
Hastings Borough Council hold the following names of providers:
Abbeyfield Housing Association
Aspens Charities Ltd
Brighton Housing Trust
Emmaus Hastings & Rother
Orbit South Housing Association
Refuge Salvation Army Housing Association
Southern Housing Group
Ability Housing Association
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