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Operation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: quarters ending 30 June and 30 September 2009 (including households in temporary accommodation at 31 December 2009)

DescriptionStatistics on the operation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: quarters ending 30 June 2009 and 30 September 2009 (including households in temporary accommodation as at 31 December 2009 and notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction up to end 2009)
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Website Publication DateMarch 23, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 7848 9 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (328k)

Please note: The link below to table 18 corrects erroneous data published on the above pdf file. The changes are reflected in the commentary in the section on households in temporary accommodation and main points, with the corrected commentary provided by the links below. Corrections relate only to data which is included on table 18.

Contents

Introduction
Main Points
Applications
Assessments
Prior Circumstances and Reasons for homelessness
Outcomes
Households in temporary accommodation
Notifications received under Section 11 of the homelessness etc (Scotland) Act 2003

Tables
Table 1: Applications by local authority area: Quarter Apr-Jun 2008 to Quarter Jul-Sept 2009
Table 2: Cases assessed as homeless by local authority: Quarter Apr-Jun 2008 to Quarter Jul-Sept 2009
Table 3: Cases Assessed as priority homeless by local authority: Quarter Apr-Jun 2008 to Quarter Jul-Sep 2009
Table 4: Percentage of homeless assessed as priority by local authority: Quarter Apr-Jun 2008 to Quarter Jul-Sept 2009
Table 5a: Previous housing circumstances of applicants: Apr-Jun 2008 to Jul-Sept 2009
Table 5b: Previous housing circumstances of applicants: Apr-Jun 2008 to Jul-Sept 2009
Table 6a: Main reason for applying as homeless: Apr-Jun 2008 to Jul-Sept 2009
Table 6b: Main reason for applying as homeless: Apr-Jun 2008 to Jul-Sept 2009
Table 7: Previous housing circumstances by main reason for loss of accommodation: all applications April - September 2009
Table 8a: Reasons for loss of accommodation for those who previously rented/owned their accommodation Applications April - June 09 to July - Sept 09
Table 8b: Reasons for loss of accommodation for those who previously rented/owned their accommodation April - June 2008 to July - Sept 09
Table 9a: Reasons for becoming homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners
Table 9b: Reasons for becoming homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners
Table 10a: Assessment decision by presence of children in household and age of main applicant: April to September 2009
Table 10b: Assessment decision by presence of children in household and age of main applicant: April to September 2009
Table 11: Local Authority action by assessment decision: April to September 2009
Table 12: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: at 31 March 1997 to 31 December 2009
Table 13: Households with dependent children in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: at 31 March 2004 to 31 December 2009
Table 14: Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: at 30 June 2009
Table 15: Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: at 30 September 2009
Table 16: Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: at 31 December 2009
Table 17: Households with dependent children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: at 31 December 2007 to 31 December 2009
Table 18: Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area as at the end of the quarter: 2006 to 2009
Table 19: Notifications under Section 11 of Homelessness etc (Scotland) Act 2003 of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction

Supplementary Tables
Table A: Individuals in households by gender and age: April-September 2009
Table B: Household type and characteristics of main applicant: April to September 2009

Notes on Tables
Summary of Current Legislation
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