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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2013-14

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ISBN9781784126070
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 24, 2014

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A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978-1-78412-607-0 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 30456

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Main Points

3. Applications

4. Assessments

5. Outcomes

6. Temporary accommodation

Tables (All tables are available in Excel format)

Table 1: Number of applications to local authorities under the Homeless Persons legislation: 1992-93 to 2013-14

Table 1b: Number of applications under the Homeless Persons legislation by local authority: 1996-97 to 2013-14

Table 1c: Trends in Assessment Decisions (number)

Table 1d: Trends in Assessment Decisions (percentage)

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: 2013-14

Table 3: Previous housing circumstances of applicants: 2012-13 and 2013-14

Table 4: Main reason for applying as homeless: 2012-13 and 2013-14

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 completing this question)

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: 2012-13 and 2013-14

Table 6d: Assessment decision by applicant household type - Scotland: 2012-13 and 2013-14

Table 7: Homeless households by type of support need identified

Table 8a: Final rehousing outcomes for applicants assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness: Scotland

Table 8b: Final rehousing outcomes in 2013-14 for applicants with whom contact was maintained

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

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: Unintentionally homeless or threatened with homelessness

Table 12: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 1995 to 31 March 2014

Table 13: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type: 31 March 2013 to 31 March 2014

Table 14: Households in temporary accommodation by local authority area: 31 March 2013 to 31 March 2014

Table 15: Households in temporary accommodation by accommodation type and local authority: 31 March 2014

Table 16a: Numbers of households in unsuitable accommodation, as defined by the Unsuitable Accommodation Order, by local authority area : 31 March 2011 to 31 March 2014

Table 16b: Breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Order by local authority area: 31 March 2011 - 31 March 2014

Table A: Individuals in households by gender and age: Scotland: 2013-14

Table B: Household type and characteristics of main applicant: Scotland: 2013-14

Table C: Applications and Assessments by Ethnicity: Scotland: 2013-14

Table D: Applicants who slept rough the night before

7. Notes on Tables

8. Summary of current legislation

9. Comparability with other UK Homelessness Statistics

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