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Registered Social Landlords

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many injunctions have been (a) sought and (b) obtained under section 13 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 in each local authority area in each of the last three years; (280262)

(2) how many injunctions have been (a) sought and (b) obtained under section 153A of the Housing Act 1996 by landlords in each local authority area in each of the last three years;

(3) how many injunctions have been (a) sought and (b) obtained under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972 by each local authority in each of the last three years.

Registered social landlords owning and/or managing 1,000 or more units/bed spaces obtained the following number of injunctions under Section 153 A of the Housing Act 1996, inserted by section 13 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, between April 2005 and March 2008:

Number

2005-06

744

2006-07

1,045

2007-08

1,319

Data are not yet available for 2008-09 and the data collected cannot be broken down by local authority area. Data are not available for smaller registered social landlords. Data are not yet available on injunctions obtained by local authority landlords under section 153 A of the Housing Act 1996 nor by local authorities under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972.

No data are available on injunctions sought but not obtained.