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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2014-15

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Table 9a: All applications closed by whether contact was maintained: Scotland: 2002-03 to 2014-15

2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number
All cases closed 46,055 51,643 54,795 59,155 58,283 53,848 57,542 56,375 55,497 48,079 40,926 36,755 34,586
Contact maintained throughout 34,038 37,739 36,149 39,398 38,448 35,405 37,928 39,780 38,746 35,301 30,446 26,949 25,740
Contact lost before assessment (Note 1) 4,395 5,412 6,990 7,619 7,595 6,078 6,686 4,315 4,212 2,928 2,203 1,930 1,687
Contact lost after assessment 5,606 5,366 7,993 7,980 7,917 7,309 6,921 5,809 6,019 5,379 4,689 4,528 4,193
Application withdrawn before assessment 0 0 0 0 0 2,342 3,043 3,513 3,630 2,432 1,882 1,767 1,394
Applicant ineligible for assistance 0 0 0 0 0 267 298 264 303 142 114 85 82
Homelessness resolved prior to assessment 2,016 3,126 3,663 4,158 4,323 2,447 2,666 2,694 2,587 1,897 1,592 1,496 1,490

 

2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number Number
All cases closed 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Contact maintained throughout 74 73 66 67 66 66 66 71 70 73 74 73 74
Contact lost before assessment (Note 1) 10 10 13 13 13 11 12 8 8 6 5 5 5
Contact lost after assessment 12 10 15 13 14 14 12 10 11 11 11 12 12
Application withdrawn before assessment 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 6 7 5 5 5 4
Applicant ineligible for assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Homelessness resolved prior to assessment 4 6 7 7 7 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4

Note 1: Before 1997-98 this heading included contact lost or application withdrawn before assessment.