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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2009-10

DescriptionOperation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: 2009-10: National Statistics publication
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 31, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 ISBN 978 0 7559 9578 3 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 10546

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Contents

1. INTRODUCTION AND MAIN POINTS
2. NATIONAL TRENDS
3: APPLICATIONS, REASONS FOR APPLYING AND PRIOR CIRCUMSTANCES
4. ASSESSMENTS
5: OUTCOMES
6: TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION


TABLES
Table 1: Number of applications to local authorities under the Homeless Persons legislation: 1992-93 to 2009-10
Table 2: Total applications by household type
Table 3: Previous housing circumstances of applicants: 2008-09 and 2009-10
Table 4: Main reason for applying as homeless: 2008-09 and 2009-10
Table 5a: Reasons for loss of accommodation for those who previously rented/owned their accommodation
Table 5b: Reasons for presenting as homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners
Table 5c: Reason for applying as homeless for applicants from other backgrounds
Table 5d: Reasons for failing to maintain accommodation
Table 6a: Homeless assessments by local authority area in each year
Table 6b: Homeless assessments by local authority area in each quarter: percentage of homeless assessed as priority homeless
Table 6c: Assessment decision by main reason for application: Scotland: 2009-10
Table 6d: Assessment decision by applicant household type: Scotland: 2009-10
Table 7: Homeless households by type of support need identified: Number and percentage of applications assessed in 2009-10
Table 8a: Final rehousing outcomes for applicants assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness: Scotland
Table 8b: Final rehousing outcomes in 2009-10 for applicants with whom contact was maintained until case closure: Scotland
Table 8c: Action taken by local authorities for applicants assessed as homeless (priority or non-priority), by year of case closure
Table 9a: All applications closed by whether contact was maintained: Scotland
Table 9b: Applicants assessed as homeless with whom contact was lost after assessment, by year of case closure
Table 10: Types of accommodation occupied during application by year of case closure: Scotland
Table 11: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 1995 to 31 March 2010
Table 12: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: as at 31 March 2002 to 31 March 2010
Table 13: Households with dependent children in temporary accommodation by local authority area: as at 31 March 2008 to 31 March 2009
Table 14: Households with dependent children or pregnant women by accommodation type and local authority: as at 31 March 2010
Table 15a: Numbers of households in unsuitable accommodation, as defined by the Unsuitable Accommodation Order, by local authority area as at 30 June 2005 to 31 March 2010
Table 15b: Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area: 30 June 2005 - 31 March 2010
Table 16: Notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction, by local authority area
Table A: Individuals in households by gender and age: Scotland: 2009-10
Table B: Household type and characteristics of main applicant: Scotland: 2009-10

NOTES ON THE STATISTICS
SUMMARY OF HOMELESSNESS LEGISLATION
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