Freedom of Information Request

Social Housing

Received: 13 March 2024

I would greatly appreciate it if you could provide me with information on the following aspects regarding renting a property for social housing purposes:1. Eligibility Criteria: - What are the specific eligibility criteria for tenants to qualify for social housing in your program? - Are there any particular requirements or preferences regarding the property itself in terms of size, location, or amenities?2. Rental Agreement: - What type of rental agreement does your council typically enter into with landlords for social housing purposes? - What are the terms and conditions of such agreements, including duration, rent payment arrangements, and responsibilities of both parties?3. Rent Payment: - How is the rent for social housing properties determined? - Is the rent paid directly by the council, or is it the responsibility of the tenants?4. Support Services: - Does your council provide any support services or assistance to tenants in social housing properties? - If so, what types of support are offered, and how are they funded and administered?5. Maintenance and Repairs: - What are the expectations regarding property maintenance and repairs in social housing arrangements? - Is there a specific protocol for reporting and addressing maintenance issues?6. Inspections and Compliance: - Are there any regular inspections or compliance checks conducted on social housing properties? If so who will be responsible for carrying out these works? - What is the criteria for compliance, and how are any issues rectified if they arise?7. Contact Information: - Whom should I contact within your council to discuss the possibility of renting my property for social housing purposes further? - Can you provide me with the relevant contact details for initiating this process

Outcome / Documents

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