This statistics bulletin provides information on Housing Options services in Scotland in the period from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.
It includes information on the number of approaches made, as well as details on the reasons for the approaches made, the activities undertaken, and the outcomes achieved.
The statistics in this publication are based on administrative data collected by local authorities in the course of providing Housing Options services that are available when households seek assistance for housing-related issues.
This bulletin focusses on data at a national level due to differences in how local authorities implement Housing Options. Local authority breakdowns are available in an Excel workbook, containing tables which can be downloaded: https://www.gov.scot/collections/homelessness-statistics/