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Operation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: quarters ending 30 June and 30 September 2007 (including households in temporary accommodation at 31 December 2007)

Published: 22 Apr 2008
ISBN:
978 0 7559 7084

Routine homelessness statistics update to September 2007

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Operation of the homeless persons legislation in Scotland: quarters ending 30 June and 30 September 2007 (including households in temporary accommodation at 31 December 2007)
Table 2 Reason for application: April to September 2007

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Table 2 Reason for application: April to September 2007

Household type

All

Single person male

Single person female

Single parent male

Single parent female

Couple without children

Couple with children

Other household without children

Other household with children

Reason accommodation is longer available

Termination of tenancy / mortgage due to rent arrears / default on payments

448

208

57

319

92

166

73

80

1,443

Other action by landlord resulting in the termination of the tenancy

629

311

83

499

188

299

91

100

2,200

Applicant terminated secure accommodation

170

74

14

56

31

34

16

9

404

Loss of service / tied accommodation

86

33

5

13

34

52

8

13

244

Discharge from prison / hospital / care / other institution

956

124

25

21

32

5

1

1

1,165

Emergency (fire, flood, storm, closing order, etc)

67

22

2

25

10

14

6

5

151

Forced division and sale of matrimonial home

72

67

38

163

12

13

28

26

419

Other reason for loss of accommodation

624

248

54

129

78

67

25

27

1,252

Reason for having to leave accommodation/household

Dispute within household: violent or abusive

408

969

92

1,157

32

24

65

116

2,863

Dispute within household / relationship breakdown: non-violent

1,865

975

480

846

117

77

65

67

4,492

Fleeing non-domestic violence

223

123

37

215

45

73

23

35

774

Harassment

214

106

22

261

69

100

19

32

823

Overcrowding

155

146

29

173

56

76

21

17

673

Asked to leave

3,118

1,578

344

700

393

258

115

64

6,570

Other reason for leaving accommodation / household

1,466

772

192

562

231

220

102

78

3,623

All

10,501

5,756

1,474

5,139

1,420

1,478

658

670

27,096

Notes: All applications during period. Figures do not include data from East Dunbartonshire and Shetland due to technical reasons and may include some under-reporting from other local authorities ( see footnotes for Table 1).


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