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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2008-09

DescriptionAnnual statistical bulletin providing statistics on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes in Scotland and on numbers in temporary accommodation
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Official Print Publication DateSeptember 2009
Website Publication DateSeptember 04, 2009

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Contents

1: Introduction and Main Points
2: Main National Trends
3: Applications, Reasons for Applying and Prior Circumstances
4. Assessments and Progress Against 2012 Homelessness Commitment
5: Outcomes
6: Temporary Accommodation

Table 1 Applications to local authorities under the Homelessness Persons legislation: 1992-93 to 2008-09
Table 2 Total applications by household type
Table 3 Previous housing circumstances of applicants: 2007-08 and 2008-09
Table 4 Main reason for applying as homeless: 2007-08 and 2008-09
Table 5a Reasons for loss of accommodation for those who previously rented/owned their accommodation.
Table 5b Reasons for becoming homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners
Table 5c Applicants citing financial or economic factors as the main reason or a contributory factor to their homelessness
Table 6a Percentage of homeless assessed as priority in each year and 2009 interim target
Table 6b Percentage of homeless assessed as priority in each quarter and 2009 interim target
Table 7 Homeless households by type of support need identified: Number and percentage of applications assessed in 2008-09
Table 8 Accommodation secured by homeless applicants. 1992-93 to 2008-09
Table 9 Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 1995 to 31 March 2009
Table 10 Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 2002 to 31 March 2009
Table 11 Households with dependent children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: 1 March 2008 to 31 March 2009
Table 12 Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: as at 31 March 2009
Table 13 Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area as at the end of the quarter: 2005 to 2007

Supplementary tables
Notes on the statistics
Summary of Homelessness Legislation
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland