FOI disclosure log

FOI disclosure log


offers of housing did the council make to households outside the borough

(FOI-4) - Requested: 11 May 2018

please could you tell me in the last annual reporting period completed: - How many offers of housing did the council make to households outside the borough? - How many were accepted? - Which local authority areas or places did you offer people homes in and on how many occasions for each location? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-2049) - Requested: 30 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am making a request for information about families relocated to Thanet in Kent. Could I please get figures for the number of families who have been designated housing/ relocated to Thanet from the borough this year please, and for every year since 2010 please? ...

Evictions carried out by the council since January 2017

(FOI-79) - Requested: 24 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Team, Could you please provide a month by month breakdown of evictions carried out by the council since January 2017. Please also break this down by reason for eviction. Yours faithfully, *** *** ...

FOI - out of area placements

(FOI-33) - Requested: 15 May 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI Officer, I would like to seek information on out of area placements for people on the homeless register, for the last five years. Please break the information down according by financial year. Could you please tell me: a) How many homeless people have been placed in accommodation? b) How many have been placed in out of area acc...

Number of council tenants

(FOI-243) - Requested: 11 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to please know the number of secure and flexible council tenants residing in your borough in the years: 2011 2013 2016 2018 If possible, please could there be a distinction made between secure and flexible tenants and the numbers listed separately. Thank you very much. Yours faithfully, ...

Combustible Cladding

(FOI-391) - Requested: 27 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, Please could you tell me under the Freedom of Information Act - How many many residential tower blocks within your borough have been found to have Aluminium Composite Material cladding? How many of these are owned by the council and how many are privately owned blocks? How many homes are within the a/council owned blocks ...

Ref to reponse to FOI17-0724-09423council - housing units 'started on site' or acquired under the one-for-one additions policy as replacements for units sold under the additional sales scheme

(FOI-458) - Requested: 29 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please could you tell me how many of the 239 units referred to in response to question 2 are located at each of the sites referred to in response to question 6? The council may treat this as a fresh request for information - however, I want figures correct at the time of the original response last year (i.e. the original question 2 figure), rath...

residential properties

(FOI-495) - Requested: 10 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Hello I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your council. 1) Please provide the name of your council? 2) How many residential properties owned by the council are over four floors high? 3) How many people currently living in a council property four floors and abov...

Residential Development Sites

(FOI-512) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I wonder if you would be able to help me and would be most grateful if you could try. I am trying to get hold of a list of development sites that fall within your boundary that have been subject to pre-application discussions for residential development for 50 or more residential units during the last three years. ...

FOI Request - gross and net spend on temporary accommodation

(FOI-522) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I request the following information: The total gross and net spend by the council on temporary accommodation, in i) 2013/14 ii) 2014/15 iii) 2015/16 iv) 2016/17 v) 2017/18 If possible and applicable, please break these figures down into spend on type of accommodation, e.g. council-owned TA, private secto...

Residential properties

(FOI-547) - Requested: 18 July 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Sirs, I make this request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please would you provide me with a list of all the residential properties owned by Hackney Council; If possible a sub category of those properties which are vacant and those which are occupied. Thanking for your co operation. Yours sincerely ...

Social housing waiting list

(FOI-550) - Requested: 13 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, This is a request on behalf of BBC Radio Kent to your council for the following details under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. How many households are on your social housing waiting list as of 1st July 2018? 2. How many households have been placed in temporary accommodation, outside your borough in ...

Access and re-use public sector information for commercial purposes

(FOI-646) - Requested: 26 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Freedom of Information Officer, Request to access and re-use public sector information for commercial purposes This is a Freedom of Information request to access particular information and to re-use that information for commercial purposes under regulation 6 of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (“th...

The Council's rent arrears policy

(FOI-1422) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

(Received by the Council 14 Aug 2018) Freedom of Information request for the following: A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent arrears policy A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent arrears procedure A copy of the London Borough of Hackney rent 'write off' policy A copy of the Council"s Former tenants arrears policy ...

Freedom of Information request -

(FOI-1117) - Requested: 08 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, How much is being paid to Hanover housing association for the use of flat 40 Newnton Close a 3 bedroom self contained maisonette and how much if anything are you contributing towards the water gas electric council tax etc. if anything?. Yours faithfully, ...

Freedom of Information request - Behind on their mortgage repayments

(FOI-1125) - Requested: 09 August 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am looking for data on homeowners that are behind on their mortgage payments. They may have had a court hearing and have fallen into arrears. We buy houses quickly so we want to offer the vendors a solution to this and offer our service. Yours faithfully, ...

Empty Homes

(FOI-1160) - Requested: 08 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Dear FOI Team Please email me a list of every empty home address that has been reported to you and that your aware of. Thank you. ...

FOI request

(FOI-1180) - Requested: 14 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi, As part of my MSc thesis I need to request some information using the Freedom of Information Act. Please can the attached form be completed for this. Many thanks in advance. Please can the completed form be returned to ...

Information about housing managed by the local authority

(FOI-1299) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

16 August 2018 Hello there, I write to you to request information under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to know the following: The number of properties that are/were managed by your local authority in the following years: 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 The number of properties let ...

FOI Request: Temporary accommodation

(FOI-1300) - Requested: 23 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

May I have the distribution of how long current residents in Temporary Accommodation in Hackney have been in Temporary Accommodation for? ...

Freedom of information Request

(FOI-1475) - Requested: 16 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sirs, Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act; 1. Please state the timeframe when ALL residents will be decanted from Weybridge House N4 1QJ 2. Please state when the same will be demolished. Regards ...

Information on newbuild figures for the council

(FOI-1345) - Requested: 30 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Good Afternoon, Please can I have information on the following newbuild figures for the council: 1.) The total amount of newbuild completions, built by the council itself. Housebuilding statistics (table 253) show the council built 0 in 2016/2017 and 20 in 2017/2018. Are these figures correct or have they been amended? 2.) Out of the completed figu...

Freedom of Information request - List of council housing addresses

(FOI-1370) - Requested: 31 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please supply a list (spreadsheet or similar is fine) of all council housing under your remit. Please also supply a list of ex-council housing (ie properties bought out under right-to-buy etc). I request this on the basis that another council Welyn Hatfield Borough Council has already completed similar FOI req...

FOI Request: Tenancy successions

(FOI-1444) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful for clarification whether your borough has voluntarily reinstated the right of the children of secure local authority tenants to succeed the tenancy on the death of the tenant following the removal of this automatic right by section 160 of the Localism Act 2011 for all tenancies e...

FOI Request

(FOI-1533) - Requested: 21 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would be grateful if you could offer some information that the authority may have available regarding current exempt accommodation statistics in the local authority. The request refers to exempt accommodation as defined in subparagraph (10) of paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (Consequential ...

FOI Request: Woodberry Down documentation

(FOI-1603) - Requested: 03 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

All information relates to Woodberry Down estate: Copies of Woodberry Down 2002 Housing Needs Survey and any subsequent ones. Copy of Woodberry Down and Stamford Hill SRB evaluation Woodberry Down regeneration: Numbers of leaseholders bought out in phases 1, 2, and ahead of phase Numbers of leaseholders who chose shared equity Any other options cho...

FOI Request

(FOI-1611) - Requested: 04 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

You assert that in your consultation regarding additional licensing for qualifying residential properties that you wrote to all residents and landlords for properties throughout the borough which you believed were rented. Please send me copies of letters sent to the residents and landlords of Nos 1 and 2 anchor mews,n1 4bp Flat1 37 balls pond road,...

FOI Request: Council housing bids

(FOI-1623) - Requested: 02 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Freedom of information request Thank you for supplying the information initially requested. Please could I also ask the following: As of today (02/10/18) how many applicants are ahead of me in A) urgent band and B) emergency band? Specifically those that can bid on 4/5 bedroomed properties. You stated that as of 31 March 2018, Hackney Council held ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1647) - Requested: 05 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Re housing act 2004 section 56(3)a Before you introduced additional licensing you were required to consult as per this section of the housing act . Please provide details of all the consultations made . Also please provide details of all the reasons for introducing a standard far higher than the national one. In addition,you have advised that there...

FOI Request

(FOI-1670) - Requested: 08 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (ALL)

What is considered suitable accommodation for a mother and baby ? ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1672) - Requested: 08 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NIL RESPONSE

Hello Please could you tell me how many commercial properties are being used by Hackney council as temporary accommodation Moreover, please could I have the address of all buildings ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1675) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Please accept this email as a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Can you provide the following information for Housing contracts and any corporate contracts. If the work streams are combined in a larger contract, please detail these in the response. Individual heating/Gas repairs and maintenance Communal heati...

FOI Request

(FOI-1705) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am writing to request information through the Freedom of Information Act (2000) regarding the Bed u0026 Breakfast population within your local authority. My request covers the following: The total number of households claiming Housing Benefit from a Bed and Breakfast*, and/or other accommodation with board and lodgings, in the following financial...

Enforcement actions on unauthorised traveller settlements

(FOI-1758) - Requested: 17 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I wish to make the following request accordant with the Freedom of Information Act. How many enforcement actions have been taken by your local authority on unauthorised traveller settlements in each local authority area in each year since 2008. Thank you in advance for your assistance. Kind...

Freedom of Information Act Request

(FOI-1777) - Requested: 23 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam Please find attached an FOI request with respect to your housing department.. I look forward to receiving your response as soon as possible and in any event within the statutory limit of 20 working days, namely 20 November 2018. Many thanks. ...

Exceptional Cases Panel ***** *****

(FOI-1853) - Requested: 01 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sirs, This is a follow up to FOI 001540 - Exceptional Cases Panel Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act; 1) What is the full name and position of the person who is tasked withoversight and responsibility for effective function of the Exceptional Cases Panel. 2) Who appoints members to ...

Housing Offers outside of London

(FOI-1785) - Requested: 22 October 2018

Hello, I am making the following request under the Freedom of Information Act. I would like to know how many times your council has offered households accommodation in either Stoke-on-Trent or Staffordshire (please give separate answers for each) in each of the last three years. I would also like to know how many times thes...

FOI Request

(FOI-1807) - Requested: 29 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

How many social housing at affordable rent have the council build in the last seven years.?. ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1891) - Requested: 08 November 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Hi there, I
m getting in touch because we
re conducing some research about housing with regards to what the apartment of the future could look like, which technologies it can incorporate that could benefit residents. As part of that, I was wondering if there is a published list of the residential blocks/estates in the borough? We
re lookin...


new social homes - completed

(FOI-1934) - Requested: 15 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Sir or Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am submitting the following requests; 1a) How many new social homes were completed between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018? b) of these, how many complied with category 2 and c) how many complied with category 3 of volume 1 of Part M of the Building Regulations? ...

residents in temporary accommodation

(FOI-1888) - Requested: 07 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, REFUSED (PART)

Dear sir/madam, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the freedom of information act. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I un...

FOI Request: Dates Council Housing built

(FOI-1897) - Requested: 20 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Information Management Team,My request relates to housing that is currently owned by Hackney Council (London Borough of Hackney).The housing can be restricted to residential buildings in council estates.I am interested in housing built at any time and in any area.Regards,Elias HamazOn 13 Nov 2018, at 11:09, hackney@infreemation.co.uk wrote:Dear Mr...

Freedom of Information request - Breakdown of Bid for GLA-funded new build dwellings

(FOI-1913) - Requested: 14 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, The GLA"s Building Council Homes for Londoners programme was opened for bids in May 2018, with a settlement being announced in October 2018. Please provide a breakdown of your Council
s BID under this programme, with the name of each proposed development, and the number of proposed dwellings by housing tenure ...


FOI-1897

(FOI-2114) - Requested: 09 December 2018

Information Management Team, Thank you for the response to my information request with identifier FOI-1897. In my view, the response is valid, however it does not provide the level of detail I would like. I should be more specific about the level of detail I would like. Where information is available, for residential buildings in counci...

FOI Request

(FOI-2376) - Requested: 13 January 2019 NOT HELD (ALL)

How many council run/owned estates are in the Stamford Hill parameters? How many of these estates have had consultations in relation to the controlled parking zones? How many estates agreed/confirmed they wanted CPZs installed? ...

FOI Request:ALMOs

(FOI-2285) - Requested: 20 December 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

Hi there, Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), I request the following information: 1. The date on which the council
s cabinet decided to bring its Arm
s-Length Management Organisation (ALMO), or ALMO, back in-house 2. For the financial years 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and ...


Gypsy or Traveller

(FOI-2355) - Requested: 08 January 2019 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom it may concern, Please find below a submission under the Freedom of Information Act. I ask that if there are any questions you cannot answer that you leave them blank and answer the remainder that you CAN answer. A note to clarify the terminology I have used: · A Gypsy or Traveller ‘pitch...

Secure tenancies for the children

(FOI-2547) - Requested: 31 January 2019 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Sir/ Madam, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act regarding housing evictions. Section 160 of the Localism Act 2011 ended the right of secure tenancies for the children of the secure tenant upon their death. The Act states that only the spouse or civil partner can succeed secure tenancies. This was extend...

FOI Request

(FOI-3534) - Requested: 19 June 2019 GRANTED (ALL)

I iam a vendor at 13 montegle court Geffrye estate London n1 6rj and that i would like to know what percentage of flats are privately owned in this building. Thank you
...




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