Why we use your data

We use your data for:

  • statutory requirements such as reporting to Government
  • service delivery
  • service improvement and planning
  • regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • prevention and detection of crime
  • financial transactions
  • research including consultations
  • equality monitoring

Why we can use your data

We can use your data if it is a legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • The Housing Acts 1988, 1996, 2002, 2004
  • The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
  • The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Protection from Eviction Act 1977
  • The Equality Act 2010

We can also use your data if you’ve consented by taking part in a consultation.

Who we can share your data with

We can share your data with:

  • judicial agencies such as courts
  • police and other crime enforcement agencies
  • health agencies
  • education providers
  • other local authorities
  • immigration service
  • government departments such as HMRC, DWP
  • safeguarding bodies
  • Contractors providing housing services such as plumbing, electricians etc, and IT services
  • elected members & MPs (as your representative)
  • Funding Bodies
  • Cabinet Office (National Fraud Initiative Exercise)

When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable.

When your data gets sent to other countries

Not applicable.