FOI Request (FOI-1563)
Dear Council, Please could I request a copy of the HMO LICENSED register including the following information: Property address License holder License holders address Managing agent Managing agents address Max permitted occupancy License granted date. Thank you for your help Yours faithfully
Re: Freedom of Information Request.
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We would like to offer our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your enquiry. Your request has been considered and our response is in bold below.
You requested the following:
Please could I request a copy of the HMO LICENSED register including the following information: Property address License holder License holders address Managing agent Managing agents address Max permitted occupancy License granted date.
The Council’s Response
The information you requested is exempt under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as the information is easily accessible in the public domain. Please access this link http://www.hackney.gov.uk/hmo which will provide you with the register for Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) within the London Borough of Hackney.
Section 21 Information accessible to applicant by other means
Information is to be taken to be reasonably accessible to the applicant if it is information which the public authority or any other person is obliged by or under any enactment to communicate (otherwise than by making the information available for inspection) to members of the public on request, whether free of charge or on payment. This is an absolute exemption.
We hope the information provided addresses all the points raised. Please feel free to contact us again for any further clarification.
Appeals & Complaints Procedure
If you are dissatisfied with this response and wish to appeal, please write to the Information Management Team and this will be dealt with through our Internal Review procedure.
Information Management Team - Governance
London Borough of Hackney
Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street
London E8 1DY
Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40 working days of receipt by you of this response. Any such request received after this time will only be considered at the discretion of the Council.
If you are still not satisfied following the Internal Review, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at the contact details provided below.
Information Commissioner"s Office
Telephone: 01625 545 700
Information Management Team