FOI Request - Residential and Social Housing

Request 101000379642

I would like all of the information I have requested broken down by postal town/area where possible please.

(1.1) Can you kindly provide the current total number of residential properties (such as houses or flats) within the local authority?

(1.2) Can you kindly provide the current number of residential properties (such as houses or flats) which are classed as "social" housing within the local authority? I would like this information both as (a) a percentage of total housing stock and (b) as a number

(1.3) Can you kindly provide the number of residential properties (such as houses or flats) which are classed as "affordable" within the local authority? I would like this information both as (a) a percentage of available stock and (b) as a number

(2.1) How many of the social homes are currently vacant? How long has each been vacant for?

(2.2) How many of the affordable homes are currently vacant? How long has each been vacant for?

Response 02-10-2015

1.1  At 30 August 2015 it was 44,085.

1.2  5991 current Council houses
       2409 current Housing Association houses

1.3  5991 current Council houses
       2409 current Housing Association houses

2.1  As at 2 October 2015, we had 35 voids.  The length of each void is attached.

2.2  This information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

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