Housing frequently asked questions (FOI)
Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about housing as part of freedom of information (FOI) requests.
How many people in the local authority area are classed as homeless?
The data is published on the Stats Wales website: Homelessness (Stats Wales)
Temporary accommodation costs
Net cost (including B+B and all other temporary accommodation)
2021/2022 - £444,327
2020/2021 - £389,770
Housing waiting list
We don't routinely keep figures from our waiting list as it changes on a daily basis. We are only able to provide a current snapshot of our waiting lists at a point in time.
Total on March 2022 - 6,246:
- applicants - 4,646
- tenants waiting to transfer to another council property - 1,600
Total on December 2021 - 5,944:
- applicants - 4,364
- tenants waiting to transfer to another council property - 1,580
Total on July 2021 - 5,491
- applicants - 3,970
- tenants waiting to transfer to another council property - 1,521
Council housing stock
13,637 (as at May 2022).