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

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Table 11: Unintentionally homeless or threatened with homelessness: 2014-15

Jul - Sep 2014 Oct - Dec 2014 Jan - Mar 2015 Apr 2014 to Mar 2015 April 2014 to March2015
Closed this quarter
(Note 1)
(A1)
Assessed under the Housing Support regulations (note 2)
(B1)
Support provided under the Housing Support regulations (note 3)
(C1)
Closed this quarter
(Note 1)
(A2)
Assessed under the Housing Support regulations (note 2)
(B2)
Support provided under the Housing Support regulations (note 3)
(C2)
Closed this quarter
(Note 1)
(A3)
Assessed under the Housing Support regulations (note 2)
(B3)
Support provided under the Housing Support regulations (note 3)
(C3)
Closed
(Note 1)
(A1+A2+A3) (A)
Assessed under the Housing Support regulations (note 2)
(B1+B2+B3)
(B)
Support provided under the Housing Support regulations (note 3)
(C1+C2+C3)
(C)
Proportion of those closed who were assessed
(B/A)
Proportion of those assessed who had support provided
(C/B)
Scotland 6,775 3,038 1,729 6,971 3,472 1,946 6,683 4,330 1,937 26,933 15,422 7,547 57% 49%
Aberdeen City 160 96 91 196 116 100 183 134 105 745 495 357 66% 72%
Aberdeenshire 223 53 51 218 39 35 206 45 37 837 172 153 21% 89%
Angus 112 77 4 131 104 12 138 117 17 495 409 44 83% 11%
Argyll & Bute 15 6 4 96 28 23 89 87 22 308 226 81 73% 36%
Clackmannanshire 83 11 9 88 15 11 84 29 22 312 77 56 25% 73%
Dumfries & Galloway 154 138 72 130 114 48 103 93 41 479 425 201 89% 47%
Dundee City 324 107 79 338 124 75 270 141 68 1,293 593 299 46% 50%
East Ayrshire 51 50 50 75 71 71 71 69 67 287 278 273 97% 98%
East Dunbartonshire 83 0 0 79 0 0 128 3 0 369 3 0 1% 0%
East Lothian 99 5 4 112 7 5 105 46 19 418 149 40 36% 27%
East Renfrewshire 65 37 34 80 53 50 64 50 32 279 209 156 75% 75%
Edinburgh 981 980 169 966 966 156 964 964 176 3,718 3,716 623 100% 17%
Eilean Siar 22 3 3 25 4 3 25 4 4 108 20 18 19% 90%
Falkirk 179 16 12 69 19 14 214 107 39 660 291 132 44% 45%
Fife 487 29 9 357 36 9 444 182 7 1,726 507 38 29% 7%
Glasgow City 1,150 521 439 1,219 643 540 1,194 918 485 4,704 2,996 1,985 64% 66%
Highland 231 4 0 251 18 6 179 18 5 839 55 14 7% 25%
Inverclyde 63 34 33 54 28 24 41 36 25 224 157 131 70% 83%
Midlothian 105 59 59 72 57 57 128 91 84 418 278 265 67% 95%
Moray 74 39 33 56 27 22 69 46 35 273 162 122 59% 75%
North Ayrshire 175 118 104 249 190 188 164 124 124 743 561 525 76% 94%
North Lanarkshire 297 231 118 343 271 123 361 277 130 1,351 1,070 498 79% 47%
Orkney 19 7 7 18 7 7 10 7 4 68 40 22 59% 55%
Perth & Kinross 156 108 104 223 173 156 161 124 110 732 575 520 79% 90%
Renfrewshire 179 40 34 174 41 27 166 94 38 698 333 146 48% 44%
Scottish Borders 153 42 37 139 30 11 99 25 18 495 131 85 26% 65%
Shetland 27 0 0 37 0 0 21 12 3 96 19 3 20% 16%
South Ayrshire 128 0 0 151 1 1 63 51 48 343 52 49 15% 94%
South Lanarkshire 385 98 98 399 102 101 393 150 106 1,613 526 432 33% 82%
Stirling 85 20 18 97 25 15 80 47 22 332 137 76 41% 55%
West Dunbartonshire 235 48 29 263 58 32 206 85 17 925 303 103 33% 34%
West Lothian 275 61 25 266 105 24 260 154 27 1,045 457 100 44% 22%

Note 1: These are cases assessed as unintentionally homeless or threatened with homelessness and closed during the quarter.

Note 2: The duty to assess the need for housing support is relevant to every applicant assessed by the local authority as unintentionally homeless or threatened with homelessness and who the local authority has reason to believe would benefit from housing support services as prescribed in regulations (see paragraph 12, Part 1 of the following guidance). http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/06/3279/2

Note 3: The number of cases where housing support was provided following an assessment under the Housing Support Services (Homelessness)(Scotland) Regulations 2012.