Under section 19(1) of the Freedom of Information Act every public authority is required to adopt and maintain a publication scheme setting out:
- the classes of information it holds,
- the manner in which it intends to publish the information and
- whether or not a charge will be made for the information.
You can read more in the leaflet below (clicking on this will open a new window):
The Information Commissioner, who is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, has drawn up a Model Publication Scheme and a Definition Document for all public sector organisations.
You can read the following documents published by the Information Commissioner's Office:
The Housing Executive has formally adopted the Information Commissioner’s model publication scheme which is organised into seven classes of information which are set out below.
This structure aims to save you time and effort when searching for information.
Who we are and what we do
What we spend and how we spend it
What our priorities are and how we are doing
How we make decisions
Our policies and procedures
Lists and registers
The services we offer
You can browse our website or use the search funtion to find any information we have made publicly available.
Publication scheme charges
The Housing Executive reserves the right to charge for actual disbursements incurred such as photocopying and/or postage & packaging.
If a charge is to be made, confirmation of the payment due will be given before the information is provided. Payment may be requested prior to provision of the information.
If the information is not in a format that meets your needs please contact us:
by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to:
Freedom of Information
Planning Performance Risk & Governance
2 Adelaide Street
Crown copyright and licensing
The material on this site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.
You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence with only a few conditions.
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Information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Therefore information you receive which is not subject to Crown copyright continues to be protected by the copyright of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. You must ensure that you gain their permission before reproducing any third party (non-Crown copyright) information.
Requests for information must be in writing (via email or post). Please give your name and an email or correspondence address, and describe the information requested in as much detail as possible.
The Housing Executive publishes a disclosure log of responses to Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations requests.