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Homes and rents

At 31 March 2019 this landlord owned 16,404 homes.

The total rent due to this landlord for the year was £55,360,834.

The landlord increased its weekly rent on average by 3.0% from the previous year.

Average weekly rents

Size of home Number of homes owned This landlord Scottish average Difference from Scottish average
1 apartment 28 £48.25 £70.22 -31.3%
2 apartment 2,669 £54.99 £76.10 -27.7%
3 apartment 8,751 £65.37 £77.70 -15.9%
4 apartment 4,462 £73.73 £84.43 -12.7%
5 apartment 494 £84.44 £93.49 -9.7%

Tenant satisfaction

Of the tenants who responded to this landlord's most recent satisfaction survey:

Overall service

91.8% said they were satisfied with the overall service it provided, compared to the Scottish average of 90.1%.

Keeping tenants informed

95.2% felt that this landlord was good at keeping them informed about its services and outcomes compared to the Scottish average of 91.6%.

Opportunities to participate

92.9% of tenants were satisfied with the opportunities to participate in this landlord's decision making, compared to the Scottish average of 86.5%.

Quality and maintenance of homes

Scottish Housing Quality Standard

97.7% of this landlord's homes met the Scottish Housing Quality Standard compared to the Scottish average of 93.7%.

Emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 4.0 hours, compared to the Scottish average of 3.7 hours.

Non-emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 6.8 days, compared to the Scottish average of 6.6 days.

Reactive repairs 'right first time'

This landlord completed 97.0% of reactive repairs 'right first time' compared to the Scottish average of 92.5%.

Repair or maintenance satisfaction

93.7% of tenants who had repairs or maintenance carried out were satisfied with the service they received, compared to the Scottish average of 91.7%.

Neighbourhoods

Anti-socal behaviour

For every 100 of this landlord's homes, 10.2 cases of anti-social behaviour were reported in the last year.

Cases resolved

74.4% of these cases were resolved, compared to the Scottish figure of 87.9%.

Value for money

Total rent collected

The amount of money this landlord collected for current and past rent was equal to 99.0% of the total rent it was due in the year, compared to the Scottish average of 99.1%.

Rent not collected: empty homes

It did not collect 1.0% of rent due because homes were empty, compared to the Scottish average of 0.9%.

Re-let homes

It took an average of 35.5 days to re-let homes, compared to the Scottish average of 31.9 days.

Landlord details

RSL Registration Number
1013
Landlord Name
Falkirk Council
Senior Officer
Mr Kenny Gillespie
Date Registered
4 Jan 1996
Landlord type
Local authority
Clients
Mixed
Settlement
Urban
Asset Owning
Yes
Statutory Intervention
No
Residential properties factored
142
Correspondence address
Corporate and Neighbourhood Services, Suite 3 The Forum, Callendar Business Park, FK1 1XR

Housing stock

Local authority area Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
Falkirk 17,642 10 51
Total 17,642 10 51
Type of provision Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
General 14,084 8 49
Sheltered 231 0 0
Very Sheltered 27 0 0
Sheltered Wheelchair 21 0 0
Amenity Housing 675 0 0
Community Alarm 1,238 0 0
Wheelchair 172 1 1
Ambulant Disabled 1,194 1 1
Other Specially Adapted 0 0 0
Total 17,642 10 51

Engagement Plan

Find out why we're engaging with this landlord, what it needs to do, and what information it needs to send to us.

Annual Return On The Charter

Read all the information this landlord sent us about its performance against the Scottish Social Housing Charter.

Assurance Statement

Read this landlords annual statement about whether it meets the Regulatory Standards.

Local Scrutiny Plan

Find out about our past engagement with this landlord. Local Scrutiny Plans were produced in conjunction with Audit Scotland and other scrutiny bodies. We now publish information about our engagement with Local Authorities’ Housing and Homelessness Services in our Engagement Plans. Local scrutiny plans can be accessed on Audit Scotland’s website at www.auditscotland.gov.uk.