FOI request (FOI221765)
Risk Assessment of HMOs
Requested Tue 29 August 2017
Responded Tue 29 August 2017
Please provide information for 1/4/2016 to 31/03/2017 that relates to your risk assessments of HMOs in your local authority area (including those based on the Housing Health and Safety Rating System pursuant to Housing Act 2004), specifying: (a) how many assessments you conducted; (b) how many of these identified fire hazards (as per no.24 of the HHSRS); (c) how many of these resulted in enforcement action (specifying if possible what type of action); and (d) to the extent known, how many of the HMOs at (b) and (c) above were used fully or in part for the purpose of asylum accommodation pursuant to the Home office's 'Compass' contract with Clearsprings Ready Homes for asylum accommodation?
(a) 74 assessments conducted (b) 42 fire hazards identified (c) 14 resulted in formal action (housing improvement notices and HMO Management Regs) (d) We have not issued any HMO licences to Clearsprings. We do not hold information as to whether Clearsprings use any HMOs for the purpose of asylum accommodation.
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