We are testing a new beta website for gov.scot go to new site

Operation of the Homeless Persons legislation in Scotland: national and local authority analyses 2006-07

DescriptionThe statistics bulletin provides a routine update of homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to March 2007, including data on households in temporary accommodation and breaches of the Unsuitable Accommodation Order.
ISBN07891196099
Official Print Publication DateOctober 2007
Website Publication DateOctober 30, 2007

Listen

ISBN 978 0 7559 6825 1
ISSN 0264 1143

This document is also available in pdf format (380k)

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Main points
3. Summary of current legislation
4. Notes on tables
Applications and applicant households
Number of applications to local authorities under the Homeless Persons legislation: 1992-93 to 2006-07
Applications by assessment and household type: 1996-97 to 2006-07
Number of applications under the Homeless Persons legislation by local authority: 1996-97 to 2006-07
Number of applications made by households within 12 months by household type: 2006-07
Applications reassessed as homeless/potentially homeless within 12 months of previous case being closed: Scotland and local authority level
Number of individual households applying by local authority: 2006-07
Households applying by local authority and household type: 2006-07
Applications by ethnicity and deprivation category: 2006-07
Main reason for applying: 2006-07
Average number of applications per month where a household member reported sleeping rough the night before applying for assistance by local authority: 2002-03 to 2006-07
Local authority assessment
Local authority assessment decision: 2002-03 to 2006-07
Assessment decision by household type: 2006-07
Assessment decision by presence of children in household and age of main applicant: 2006-07
Households assessed as homeless/in priority need by local authority: 2006-07
Applications assessed as potentially homeless
Applications assessed as potentially homeless by local authority: 2006-07
Action taken by local authorities
Local authority action by assessment decision: 2006-07
Local authority action by assessment decision and household type: 2006-07
Local authority action1 by assessment decision and local authority area: 2006-07
Length of time between application and last action by assessment decision: 2006-07
Households in temporary accommodation
Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type as at 31 March: 1995 to 2007
Households with children by accommodation type as at 31 March: 2002 to 2007
Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: as at 31 March 2007
Households with children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: as at 31 March 2006 to
31 March 2007

Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area as at the end of the quarter:
2005 to 2007

Housing outcomes
Housing outcome by assessment decision and household type: 2006-07
Housing outcome by assessment decision and local authority area: 2006-07
Supplementary tables
Detailed reason for applying: 2006-07
Individuals in households by gender and age: 2006-07
Household type and characteristics of main applicant: 2006-07
5. Notes and definitions
Contact information and other recent Scottish Government statistical publications on housing