Publication - Statistics

Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2013-14

Published: 24 Jun 2014
ISBN:
9781784126070

This bulletin provides information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to 31 March 2014. It includes information on the characteristics of applicant households, local authority assessments and the action taken in respect of cases that were concluded. Snapshot data on households in temporary accommodation at 31 March 2014 are also presented.

Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2013-14
Table 8a

Table 8a

Final rehousing outcomes for applicants assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness: Scotland

2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
All final outcomes 30,018 33,623 31,604 34,725 33,924 31,794 34,247 36,625 35,421 32,420 28,440 24,962
Social Rented 11,685 13,933 15,742 17,545 17,648 17,620 19,628 21,316 20,833 19,916 18,426 16,484
Local Authority tenancy 10,197 9,793 10,533 11,542 11,752 11,204 12,323 13,019 12,666 12,275 11,597 10,563
Housing Association tenancy 1,488 4,140 5,209 6,003 5,896 6,416 7,305 8,297 8,167 7,641 6,829 5,921
Private Rented Private rented tenancy 597 1,041 1,246 1,702 2,152 2,241 2,720 2,708 2,577 2,490 2,179 2,004
Temporary 4,835 4,668 1,593 1,885 1,543 800 641 664 611 649 462 512
Hostel 4,547 4,320 1,372 1,593 1,340 776 611 633 585 614 446 490
Bed and Breakfast 288 348 221 292 203 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women's Refuge 0 0 0 0 0 24 30 31 26 35 16 22
Other (known) 6,571 6,807 6,938 8,053 8,085 7,461 7,840 8,522 8,348 6,841 5,508 4,668
Residential care, nursing home, supported accommodation 0 0 0 0 6 119 186 207 159 124 110 70
Tenancy with voluntary organisation 81 85 90 136 183 176 171 146 139 77 56 59
Returned to previous/ present accommodation 3,050 2,998 3,222 3,180 2,683 2,812 2,979 2,965 2,707 2,192 1,694 1,193
Moved in with friends/ relatives 2,242 2,279 1,991 2,590 2,941 2,845 2,750 3,133 3,039 2,342 1,843 1,378
Home ownership - Brought own home via other means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Supported accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60
Shared Property - Private Rented Sector 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Lodger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Prison 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 256
Hospital 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Other (known) 1,198 1,445 1,635 2,147 2,272 1,509 1,754 2,071 2,304 2,106 1,805 1,595
Other (unknown) Other (unknown) 6,330 7,174 6,085 5,540 4,488 3,672 3,418 3,415 3,052 2,524 1,865 1,294

Only includes cases where contact was maintained until duty discharge.

Includes cases assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness, but excludes all other cases.


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