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Homes and rents

At 31 March 2021 this landlord owned 955 homes.

The total rent due to this landlord for the year was £3,644,708.

The landlord increased its weekly rent on average by 2.0% from the previous year.

Average weekly rents

Size of home Number of homes owned This landlord Scottish average Difference from Scottish average
1 apartment 27 £60.31 £73.61 -18.1%
2 apartment 357 £72.93 £79.48 -8.2%
3 apartment 307 £86.32 £82.60 4.5%
4 apartment 244 £86.29 £89.81 -3.9%
5 apartment 20 £107.54 £99.97 7.6%

Tenant satisfaction

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

Overall service

91.9% said they were satisfied with the overall service it provided, compared to the Scottish average of 89.0%.

Keeping tenants informed

92.4% felt that this landlord was good at keeping them informed about its services and outcomes compared to the Scottish average of 91.7%.

Opportunities to participate

83.8% of tenants were satisfied with the opportunities to participate in this landlord's decision making, compared to the Scottish average of 86.6%.

Quality and maintenance of homes

Scottish Housing Quality Standard

93.8% of this landlord's homes met the Scottish Housing Quality Standard compared to the Scottish average of 91.0%.

Emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 6.2 hours, compared to the Scottish average of 4.2 hours.

Non-emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 17.1 days, compared to the Scottish average of 6.7 days.

Reactive repairs 'right first time'

This landlord completed 81.7% of reactive repairs 'right first time' compared to the Scottish average of 91.5%.

Repair or maintenance satisfaction

91.2% of tenants who had repairs or maintenance carried out were satisfied with the service they received, compared to the Scottish average of 90.1%.

Neighbourhoods

Percentage of anti-social behaviour cases resolved

20.0% of anti-social behaviour cases relating to this landlord were resolved, compared to the national average of 94.4%.

Value for money

Total rent collected

The amount of money this landlord collected for current and past rent was equal to 96.6% 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 1.3% of rent due because homes were empty, compared to the Scottish average of 1.4%.

Re-let homes

It took an average of 62.5 days to re-let homes, compared to the Scottish average of 56.3 days.

Landlord details

RSL Registration Number
1021
Landlord Name
Orkney Islands Council
Senior Officer
Ms Frances Troup
Date Registered
4 Jan 1996
Landlord type
Local authority
Clients
Mixed
Settlement
Rural
Asset Owning
Yes
Statutory Intervention
No
Correspondence address
Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY

Housing stock

Local authority area Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
Orkney Islands 955 0 0
Total 955 0 0
Type of provision Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
General 775 0 0
Sheltered 29 0 0
Very Sheltered 16 0 0
Sheltered Wheelchair 0 0 0
Amenity Housing 15 0 0
Community Alarm 30 0 0
Wheelchair 0 0 0
Ambulant Disabled 28 0 0
Other Specially Adapted 62 0 0
Total 955 0 0

Engagement Plan

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Assurance Statement

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Accounts

Read this landlord's audited financial statements.

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.