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

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Table 3

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

2012-13 2013-14
Number % of all applications Number % of all applications
All applicants 40,050 100 36,457 100
Owning or renting 13,759 34 12,826 35
Renting from Local Authority 3,112 8 2,920 8
Renting from housing association 1,658 4 1,545 4
Renting privately 6,779 17 6,382 18
In tied accommodation 274 1 248 1
Owner occupier 1,936 5 1,731 5
Living with relatives, friends or partners 17,923 45 15,938 44
Parental/family home/relatives 10,189 25 9,006 25
Friends/partners 7,734 19 6,932 19
From institutional accommodation 3,349 8 3,170 9
Armed services accommodation 117 0 109 0
Prison 2,227 6 2,126 6
Hospital 265 1 264 1
Childrens residential accommodation 71 0 66 0
Supported accommodation 669 2 605 2
From temporary accommodation 1,213 3 1,283 4
Hostel (unsupported) 198 0 137 0
Bed & Breakfast 109 0 122 0
Caravan/mobile home 165 0 156 0
Long-term roofless 164 0 204 1
Long-term "sofa-surfing" 577 1 664 2
Other 3,806 10 3,240 9
Other 1,486 4 1,157 3
Not Known/Refused 2,320 6 1,786 5
Own property - Shared ownership 0 0 18 0
Lodger 0 0 188 1
Shared - Private Rented Sector 0 0 72 0
Shared - Local Authority 0 0 12 0
Shared - RSL 0 0 7 0