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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: National and Local Authority Analyses 2002-03

DescriptionInformation on homelessness applications to Scottish local authorities in 2002-03, including data on local authority responses and trends over time.
ISBN075592388
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 08, 2003

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Statistical Bulletin HSG/2003/5
Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland
National and Local Authority Analyses 2002-03

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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Contents

1. Introduction
2. Main points
3. Summary of current legislation
4. Tables
Notes on tables

Applications and applicant households
Number of applications to local authorities under the Homeless Persons legislation: 1992-93 to 2002-03
Applications by assessment and household type: 1992-93 to 2002-03
Number of applications under the Homeless Persons legislation by local authority: 1996-97 to 2002-03
Number of households applying and repeat applications: 2002-03
Repeat applications by household type: 2002-03
Number of individual households applying by local authority: 2002-03
Households applying by local authority and household type: 2002-03
Main reason for applying: 2002-03

Local authority assessment
Assessment decision by household type: 2002-03
Assessment decision by presence of children in household and age of main applicant: 2002-03
Households assessed as homeless/in priority need by local authority: 2002-03
Applications from single person households assessed as priority homeless by local authority area: 1996-97 to 2002-03

Action taken by local authorities
Local authority action by assessment decision: 2002-03
Local authority action by assessment decision and household type: 2002-03
Local authority action by assessment decision and local authority area: 2002-03
Length of time between application and last action by assessment decision: 2002-03
Households in temporary accommodation: as at 31 March 1991 to 31 March 2003
Households with children by accommodation type: as at 30 June 2001 to 31 March 2003
Households with children by accommodation type and local authority area: as at 31 March 2003
Households with children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: as at 31 March 2002 to 31 March 2003

Housing outcomes
Housing outcome by assessment decision and household type: 2002-03
Housing outcome by assessment decision and local authority area: 2002-03

Supplementary tables
Detailed reason for applying: 2002-03
Individuals in households by gender and age: 2002-03
Household type and characteristics of main applicant: 2002-03
Flow of applicants through assessment and final action by local authority: 2002-03

5. Notes and definitions

Contact information and other recent Scottish Executive Development Department statistical publications on housing