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Affordable Housing Gateway (FOI)

Affordable Housing Gateway (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 31 October 2016.


As [name redacted] is carrying out research on the residential market, I would be grateful if you would provide a breakdown of the Gateway list, to include total numbers on the list, breakdown of the type of accommodation required (if available) and the numbers in the relevant bands.


The majority of this information is published each month at:

Affordable Housing Gateway waiting list

As of 28 October 2016 there are 972 on the Gateway list.

Type of accommodation required:

​Accommodation required ​Total
​Studio / bedsit​46
​One-bed need​417
​Two-bed need ​318
​Three-bed need​159
​Four-bed need​30
​Five+ need​2
​TOTAL ​972

The numbers in each band are:

​Band ​Number

​Band 1: Highest Priority

​Band 2: This Band refers to cases of overcrowding, poor housing standards, moderate medical​424
​Band 3: This Band reflects applicants whose current accommodation is unaffordable given their personal circumstances​261
​Band 4: This Band refers to those who wish to move to better accommodation and are able to re-house themselves in the private sector without financial assistance ​51
​Band 6: This Band is reserved for agency referrals through the Supported Housing Group ​30
​TOTAL  ​972 


Freedom of Information exemption applied

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1)     Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2)     A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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