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Operation of the Homeless Persons legislation in Scotland: quarters ending 30 June and 30 September 2003

DescriptionInformation on homelessness applications to Scottish local authorities, including data on characteristics of applicant households, local authority responses and households in temporary accommodation.
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Website Publication DateJanuary 20, 2004

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STATISTICS RELEASE
OPERATION OF THE HOMELESS PERSONS LEGISLATION IN SCOTLAND:
QUARTERS ENDING 30 JUNE AND 30 SEPTEMBER 2003

Development Department Analytical Services Division
20 January 2004

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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Contents

Introduction
Context
Main trends
Main points
Notes on tables
Table 1 Applications to each local authority by quarter: April 2002 to September 2003
Table 2 Number of households applying and repeat applications: April 2002 to September 2003
Table 3 Repeat applications by household type: April to September 2003
Table 4 Main reason for applying: April to September 2003
Table 5 Assessment decision by presence of children in household and age of main applicant: April to September 2003
Table 6 Local authority action by assessment decision: April to September 2003
Table 7 Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: as at 31 March 1991 to 30 September 2003
Table 8 Households with children by accommodation type: as at 30 June 2001 to 30 September 2003
Table 9a Households with children by accommodation type and local authority area: as at 30 June 2003
Table 9b Households with children by accommodation type and local authority area: as at 30 September 2003
Table 10 Households with children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: as at 30 September 2002 to 30 September 2003
Supplementary tables
Table A Individuals in households by gender and age: April to September 2003
Table B Household type and characteristics of main applicant: April to September 2003
Table C Flow of applications through assessment and final action by local authority: 2002-03
Summary of current legislation
Scottish Executive Statistical Services
Correspondence and enquiries