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Operation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: 2010-11

DescriptionOperation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: 2010-11: National Statistics publication
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Website Publication DateAugust 30, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 332 3 (Web publication only)
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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Please note: A minor revision has been made to Table 40 of the Annual Reference Tables. (02/09/2011) This revision impacts upon

Table 16: Notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction, by local authority area

in this publication.

Figures on notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction (section 11 notifications) should be taken from the Annual Reference Tables.

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 2010-11
Table 2: Total applications by household type
Table 2a: Percentage of applications by household type
Table 2b: Total applications by household type and gender
Table 2c: Percentage applications by household type and gender
Table 2d: Number of applications by single person households by age and gender: 2010-11
Table 3: Previous housing circumstances of applicants: 2009-10 and 2010-11
Table 4: Main reason for applying as homeless: 2009-10 and 2010-11
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 5e: Reasons for failing to maintain accommodation (as percentage of all applications)
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 and 2010-11
Table 6d: Assessment decision by applicant household type: Scotland: 2009-10 and 2010-11
Table 7: Number and percentage of applications assessed in 2010-11
Table 8a: Final rehousing outcomes for applicants assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness: Scotland
Table 8b: Final rehousing outcomes in 2010-11 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 8d: Action taken by local authorities for applicants assessed as homeless (priority or non-priority), by year of case closure(percentage)
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 2011
Table 12: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 2002 to 31 March 2011
Table 13: Households in temporary accommodation by local authority area: 31 March 2010 to 31 March 2011
Table 14: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type and local authority: 31 March 2011
Table 15a: Numbers of households in unsuitable accommodation, as defined by the Unsuitable Accommodation Order, by local authority area 30 March 2008 to 31 March 2011
Table 15b: Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area: 31 March 2008 - 31 March 2011
Table 16: Notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction, by local authority area

Notes on the statistics

A NATIONAL STATISTICS PUBLICATION FOR SCOTLAND