Waiting lists for social housing (FOI)
Waiting lists for social housing (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 03 April 2019.
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Can you please tell me how long each person in band 1 has been waiting on the list for social housing via the Housing Gateway for the last three years? Could you break this down by year?
Could you also tell me how many people in band 1 have been given social housing and taken off of the gateway waiting list for social housing over the last three years? Could you break this down by year and month?
The table below shows all current Band 1 applications on the waiting list, broken down by the length of time they have spent on the list and the original year of application.
Band 1 Applicants Waiting Time
Time Spent on Waiting List
Year of Application
Less than half a year
6 months to 1 year
1 to 1.5 years
1.5 to 2 years
over 2 years
The below table shows all successfully housed Band 1 applications between 2016 to date.
Number of Band 1 Applicants Housed
Disclosure control has been applied to numbers fewer than ten (<10) under Article 25 (Personal information) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 to avoid potential identification of individuals.
Article 25 Personal information
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018.
(2) Information is absolutely exempt information if –
(a) it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is not the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018; and
(b) its supply to a member of the public would contravene any of the data protection principles, as defined in that Law.