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 F

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Annex F

Intentionality data[14]

Chart 7: Scotland: Intentionally homelessness assessments

Chart 7: Scotland: Intentionally homelessness assessments

Table 5 – Applicants assessed as intentionally homeless, by gender

Gender Proportion assessed as homeless or threatened with homeless Proportion assessed as intentionally homeless
Male 54% 60%
Female 46% 40%
Total (number) 28,792 1,551

Table 6 – Applicants assessed as intentionally homeless, by household type

Household type Proportion assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness Proportion assessed as intentionally homeless
Single person 65% 68%
Single parent 23% 18%
Couple 3% 4%
Couple with children 5% 5%
Other 2% 2%
Other with children 2% 3%
Total (number) 28,792 1,551

Table 7 – Applicants assessed as intentionally homeless, by age

Age Proportion assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness Proportion assessed as intentionally homeless
16-17 4% 1%
18-24 21% 17%
25-34 33% 34%
35-49 29% 35%
50-64 11% 12%
65+ 2% 1%
Total (number) 28,792 1,551

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