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Lettings of local authority dwellings tables contain:
local authority time series tables of vacancies arising and permanent lettings made during each year from 2001-02
national summary of lettings by source of tenant and type of dwelling
lets and vacancies by local authority area
lets to homeless households by local authority area
lets by type of tenancy
Grounds for granting Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (SSSTs) (collected for the first time in 2012-13)
Types of action:
Notices of Proceedings issued - 2009-10 onwards
Cases proceeding to court
Cases resulting in an eviction order
Cases resulting in an abandoned dwelling
Cases resulting in an eviction
Post decree tenancy at same dwelling (technical eviction) - 2009-10 onwards
Information on changes in local authority housing lists and common housing registers for financial years 2000-01 to current year are collected each year form local authorities via the Housing Statistics Annual Return form.
This includes a snapshot figure showing the number of applicants on local authority or common housing registers at end March each year.
Local authority dwellings can be vacant for a variety of reasons, such as being part of a planned disposal or modernisation/repair programme, or in low demand areas.
Information on local authority owned vacant stock is collected form each local authority through the Housing Statistics Annual Return.
Figures on vacant dwellings are broken down by reason for vacancy, and length of time the property has been vacant.