Council houses under ACRS allocated to people from Afghanistan: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

How many council houses are being built or modified or allocated to people from Afghanistan under the ACRS, ARAP programme’s to date, and at what costs, since 2013.


The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) and Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) schemes are administered by the UK Government.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

However, you may wish to contact the Home Office at and Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities at who may be able to help you.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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