FOI Request Housing Options

Request 101001626107

Please tell me:

• What proportion of people approached Housing Options/PREVENT1 for advice with a main reason which is also a main reason on the homeless application list (i.e. a homelessness reason)? Please break this down by financial year since 2014/15.
• What proportion of these people DID NOT go on to make a homelessness application? Please break this down by financial year since 2014/15..

Response 09-10-2017

                                 
  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 01/04/17 - 30/06/17
  PREVENT 1 HL1 PREVENT 1 HL1 PREVENT 1 HL1 PREVENT 1 HL1
Reason for approach No % No % No % No % No % No % No % No %
Termination of tenancy/mortgage due to rent arrears/default on payments 22 2.82% 30 5.32% 18 2.50% 41 7.43% 16 2.19% 21 3.76% 5 3.03% 6 4.62%
Other action by landlord resulting in the termination of the tenancy 8 1.03% 59 10.46% 7 0.97% 59 10.69% 10 1.37% 37 6.63% 0 0.00% 6 4.62%
Applicant terminated secure accommodation 103 13.21% 10 1.77% 75 10.42% 9 1.63% 74 10.15% 10 1.79% 27 16.36% 2 1.54%
Loss of service/ties accommodation 15 1.92% 13 2.30% 11 1.53% 5 0.91% 10 1.37% 13 2.33% 3 1.82% 1 0.77%
Discharge from prison/hospital/care/other institution 11 1.41% 24 4.26% 8 1.11% 20 3.62% 8 1.10% 17 3.05% 5 3.03% 9 6.92%
Emergency (fire/flood/storm/closing order from environmental health etc.) 7 0.90% 10 1.77% 1 0.14% 2 0.36% 3 0.41% 10 1.79% 3 1.82% 2 1.54%
Forced division & sale of matrimonial home 7 0.90% 14 2.48% 9 1.25% 7 1.27% 10 1.37% 9 1.61% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Other reason for loss of accommodation 5 0.64% 3 0.53% 2 0.28% 1 0.18% 5 0.69% 6 1.08% 2 1.21% 0 0.00%
Dispute within household violent or abusive 130 16.67% 67 11.88% 139 19.31% 63 11.41% 130 17.83% 62 11.11% 33 20.00% 16 12.31%
Dispute within household/relationship breakdown: non-violent 284 36.41% 82 14.54% 272 37.78% 76 13.77% 305 41.84% 68 12.19% 50 30.30% 15 11.54%
Fleeing non-domestic violence 1 0.13% 6 1.06% 3 0.42% 7 1.27% 2 0.27% 6 1.08% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Harassment 5 0.64% 12 2.13% 5 0.69% 9 1.63% 3 0.41% 14 2.51% 1 0.61% 6 4.62%
Overcrowding 21 2.69% 22 3.90% 10 1.39% 22 3.99% 12 1.65% 19 3.41% 1 0.61% 1 0.77%
Asked to leave 150 19.23% 190 33.69% 145 20.14% 212 38.41% 131 17.97% 229 41.04% 29 17.58% 60 46.15%
Other reason for leaving accommodation/household 11 1.41% 22 3.90% 15 2.08% 19 3.44% 10 1.37% 37 6.63% 7 4.24% 6 4.62%
Total 780 100.00% 564 100.00% 720 100.00% 552 100.00% 729 100.00% 558 100.00% 165 100.00% 130 100.00%
                                 
  PREVENT 1                
  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 01/04/17 - 30/06/17                
PREVENT1 Outcomes No % No % No % No %                
LA tenancy 34 3.34% 48 4.28% 30 2.74% 6 2.17%                
Private rented-assured tenancy 10 0.98% 3 0.27% 2 0.18% 0 0.00%                
Moved in with friends/relatives 76 7.47% 104 9.28% 121 11.06% 27 9.78%                
Tenancy with voluntary organisation other than above 1 0.10% 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 0 0.00%                
Other (known) 12 1.18% 13 1.16% 10 0.91% 2 0.72%                
Not known 35 3.44% 20 1.78% 17 1.55% 7 2.54%                
RSL tenancy 13 1.28% 4 0.36% 13 1.19% 4 1.45%                
Private rented-short assured tenancy 66 6.49% 65 5.80% 97 8.87% 21 7.61%                
Womens refuge 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 0 0.00%                
Home ownership-Shared ownership 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 0 0.00%                
Home ownership-Bought home via other means 3 0.29% 3 0.27% 5 0.46% 2 0.72%                
Supported accommodation or Supported housing 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 1 0.09% 0 0.00%                
Sheltered accommodation 1 0.10% 3 0.27% 3 0.27% 1 0.36%                
Shared property-LA 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2 0.18% 2 0.72%                
Shared property-Private rented sector 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 2 0.18% 0 0.00%                
Lodger 8 0.79% 16 1.43% 4 0.37% 3 1.09%                
Prison 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2 0.18% 0 0.00%                
Hospital 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 1 0.09% 0 0.00%                
Lost contact with applicant 99 9.73% 99 8.83% 77 7.04% 18 6.52%                
Remained in current accommodation 209 20.55% 248 22.12% 238 21.76% 76 27.54%                
Made a homeless application to Local Authority 450 44.25% 493 43.98% 466 42.60% 107 38.77%                
Total 1017 100.00% 1121 100.00% 1094 100.00% 276 100.00%                
                                 
  HL1                
  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 01/04/17 - 30/06/17                
HL1 Outcomes No % No % No % No %                
Scottish Secure Tenancy 291 49.57% 285 50.44% 256 46.29% 57 45.24%                
Private Rented Tenancy 15 2.56% 11 1.95% 11 1.99% 1 0.79%                
Hostel 1 0.17% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%                
Bed & Breakfast 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%                
Returned to previous/friends/vol org. 44 7.50% 35 6.19% 28 5.06% 12 9.52%                
Womens refuge 1 0.17% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%                
Residential care/nursing home/shared supported 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%                
Other-known 10 1.70% 9 1.59% 10 1.81% 1 0.79%                
Other-not known 19 3.24% 22 3.89% 23 4.16% 6 4.76%                
No duty owed to applicant 183 31.18% 166 29.38% 205 37.07% 49 38.89%                
Contact lost before duty discharge 23 3.92% 37 6.55% 20 3.62% 0 0.00%                
Total 587 100.00% 565 100.00% 553 100.00% 126 100.00%                
                                 
PREVENT1 DATA from Quarterly Report for Moray data to date 30/06/2017                                
HL1 DATA from Quarterly Report for Moray data to date 30/06/2017                                
                                 
  • Homelessness (HL1) and Housing Options (PREVENT1) statistics by local authority area are published by the Scottish Government. 

These reports can be found at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Housing-Regeneration/RefTables#Publications

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