Housing Options

Housing Options Service


May 2018

The following privacy notice applies to Housing Options Service.


Information collected:

  • Name 
  • Address 
  • DoB 
  • Ethnicity 
  • Religion 
  • Contact details 
  • Relationships Information 
  • Personal Referees 
  • Other Agencies Involved 
  • Family Composition 
  • Education Information 
  • Health Information  
  • Financial Information including benefit
  • Police involvement/Convictions
  • Previous Housing Information including any rent arrears
  • Family History
  • NHS Number


Agencies we might share the information with:

  • Social Care, adults and children under the Prevention and Safeguarding agenda including other Local Authorities
  • Police 
  • Other Local Authorities 
  • Education Providers 
  • Health Services
  • Citizens Advice Rutland and wider Bureaus
  • Probation Service
  • Local Authority departments
  • Support Services that provide Housing related support
  • The Courts
  • Housing Benefit Departments
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Government Bodies
  • Voluntary Agencies

Purpose for processing:

We hold this information so that we can process your application for housing in accordance with the Housing Act and for our advice service which includes the prevention of Homelessness which falls under the Homeless Reduction Act 2017 agenda. We also use this information to report statistical returns to Government to assist in the long term delivery of housing services across the County. We have statutory duties to fill and we are therefore required to hold this information for service delivery, service improvement, Prevention and Safeguarding purposes, Crime and Fraud and for Planning/Research purposes.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal basis/bases we rely on for processing personal information for general purposes are:

  • Legal Obligation - The processing is necessary to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
  • Public Task - The processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or an official function, with a clear basis in law.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal basis we rely on for processing special personal information for general purposes are:

  • Public Health - The processing is necessary for the delivery of Health and Social Care Services.
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