Publication - Consultation paper

Local connection and intentionality provisions in homelessness legislation: consultation

Published: 31 Jan 2019
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing, Law and order
ISBN:
9781787815544

This consultation paper invites your views on commencing the Local Connection and Intentionality provisions in the Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003.

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Contents
Local connection and intentionality provisions in homelessness legislation: consultation
Annex E

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Annex E

Local connection data[13]

Table 1 - Applicants referred to another local authority under the 1987 Act

  Applicant referred to other LA (under 87 Act)
  2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/18
All cases assessed as unintentionally or intentionally homeless or threatened with homelessness 201 166 152 117
Cases assessed as unintentionally homeless only 180 154 139 106

Table 2 – Applicants assessed as having a local connection with another local authority

  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Cases assessed as having a local connection with another local authority (total of all local authority areas in Scotland) 835 655 535 495

Table 3 – Applicants referred to another local authority under the 1987 Act, by gender

  Proportion assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness Proportion referred to another local authority under 1987 Act
Male 54% 58%
Female 46% 42%
Total (number) 28,792 117

Table 4 – Applicants referred to another local authority under the 1987 Act by household type

  Proportion assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness Proportion referred to another local authority under 1987 Act
Single person 65% 83%
Single parent 23% 9%
Couple 3% 4%
Couple with children 5% 4%
Other 2% 0%
Other with children 2% 0%
Total (number) 28,792 117

Contact

Email: Marion Morris