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Housing options (PREVENT1): statistics - 2019 to 2020

Statistics for Housing Options services in Scotland in the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

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Household circumstances

The five most common property types of current or last settled address of households making an approach to local authorities for Housing Options support

Bar chart showing the five most common property types of current or last settled address for households making an approach

These are similar to the most common properties reported when making a homelessness application in the same period.

The five most common reasons for approach
Bar chart showing the five most common reasons for making a housing options approach

Again, these are similar to the reasons specified for homelessness applications in 2019/20, although the categories don’t match exactly. For example, ‘General housing advice’ is not applicable to homelessness applications.

Contact

Email: homelessness_statistics_inbox@gov.scot

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