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

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.


Table 8b

Final rehousing outcomes in 2013-14 for applicants with whom contact was maintained

Priority homeless (Note 3) Non-priority homeless (Note 3) Assessed as not homeless Total
Number Number Number Number
All final outcomes 24,920 45 1,390 26,350
Social Rented 16,465 15 90 16,575
Local Authority tenancy 10,550 15 45 10,610
Housing Association tenancy 5,920 5 45 5,965
Private Rented Private rented tenancy 2,000 5 70 2,075
Total Settled Accommodation 18,465 25 165 18,650
Temporary 510 0 10 520
Hostel 490 0 5 495
Women's Refuge 20 0 5 25
Other (known) 4,655 10 1,080 5,750
Residential care, nursing home, supported accommodation 70 0 0 70
Tenancy with voluntary organisation 60 0 0 60
Returned to previous/ present accommodation 1,190 0 805 1,995
Moved in with friends/ relatives 1,370 10 130 1,510
Home ownership - Brought own home via other means 20 0 0 20
Supported accommodation 60 0 0 60
Shared Property - Private Rented Sector 5 0 0 5
Lodger 15 0 0 15
Prison 255 0 10 265
Hospital 20 0 0 20
Other (known) 1,595 0 130 1,725
Other (unknown) Other (unknown) 1,285 10 140 1,430

Note 1:- Only includes cases where contact was maintained until duty discharge.

Note 2:- Includes cases assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness, and also those assessed as not homeless.

Note 3:- In November 2012 the Scottish Parliament approved the Homelessness (Abolition of Priority Need Test) (Scotland) Order 2012. This meets the homelessness commitment and ensures that from 31st December 2012 onwards, local authorities no longer apply the priority need test to homeless households. This table is based on the closure date. Some cases may have been assessed as priority need prior to 31st December 2012 but have only had their final rehousing outcome in 2013-14. Hence, cases assessed after this date will include all cases assessed as unintentionally homeless or unintentionally threatened with homelessness.

Note 4:- The numbers in this table have been rounded to the nearest 5 to prevent disclosivity. Row and column totals may not equal the sum of the constituent parts due to rounding.

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