FOI Request Housing Homeless Past 5 Years

Request 101001641025

1) Please can you provide a list of the premises your Council uses to accommodate homeless applicants, along with the type (BnB, hostel, hotel, guest house etc.), the owner or operating company of each premises, and the number of homeless applicants assigned to each one over the period of November 1st 2016 – March 31st 2017?
2) Please could you also list the amount of money given to each property, company owner and/or company operator in the same period?
3) Please could you also provide a current list of properties that your local authority uses to house homeless applicants, along with the type (BnB, hostel, hotel, guest house etc.), the owner or operating company of each premises, and the number of homeless applicants assigned to each one over the previous 5 years?
4) Please could you provide a list of the total amount of money given to each property, company owner and/or company operator used to provide homelessness accommodation over the previous 5 years?

Response 13-11-2017

1) 325 households in our temporary accommodation 01/11/16 – 31/03/17.

The following tables show the type of temporary accommodation as reported to the Scottish Social Housing Charter (ARC) .

 

Both tables show total placements per accommodation.

We are unable to provide the full list of temporary accommodation used due to the sensitive nature of the property details. I have provided details by Housing Market Area.

 

Hostel RSL-Covesea Road, Elgin: We use 10 units of shared accommodation for young people of all genders aged 16-24.  The service and support is provided by SACRO

 

Hostel RSL-Guildry House, Elgin: We use 10 units of shared accommodation.  There is no age or gender restriction.  The service and support is provided by SACRO for those with addictions.

 

Women’s Refuge-Moray Women’s Aid: We use 10 units of temporary accommodation for single women or women with children who have been subject to or at risk of domestic abuse.

 

Hostel –other: We use 25 rooms at Royal, Forres

 

The LA/RSL: Dispersed accommodation that can change by type and location to suit the needs of the service.

Further details can be found http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_87137.html

 

1)Temporary Accommodation placements from 01/11/2016-31/03/2017 (by Housing Market Area)

TA Type Buckie HMA Elgin HMA Forres HMA Keith HMA Speyside HMA Total
*LA Dwelling

10

107

26

14

1

158

*RSL Dwelling

28

15

9

0

0

52

Hostel-LA

0

0

0

14

0

14

Hostel-RSL

0

43

0

0

0

43

Hostel -other

0

0

56

0

0

56

Women’s refuge

0

23

0

0

0

23

Total

38

188

91

28

1

346

*LA Local Authority

*RSL Registered Social Landlord

1)

B&B breakdown usage (includes moves between)

 01/11/16 – 31/03/17

Count of placements
Bellville B&B, Elgin

1

Clifton B&B, Lossiemouth

1

Commercial Hotel, Keith

10

Eastbank Guesthouse, Rothes

4

Fife Arms, Keith

1

Highlander Inn, Craigellachie

1

Mill House Hotel, Buckie

1

Rock House Hotel, Lossiemouth

16

Sunninghill Hotel, Elgin

15

The Royal Hotel, Forres

41

Victoria Hotel, Forres

6

Willowbank, Elgin

11

Grand Total

108

              

2)

Type of TA 01/11/16 – 31/03/2017
B & B

33640.26

Hostel

170613.75

Dispersed Council/RSL

173257.64

Private sector-hostel

56990.55

Total

434502.20

 

3) 2143 total households in our temporary accommodation from 2012/13

 

3) Placements by year

TA Type 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Total
*LA Dwelling

204

189

226

248

236

1103

*RSL Dwelling

78

83

73

69

78

381

Hostel-LA

31

22

31

30

35

149

Hostel-RSL

72

67

72

63

73

347

Hostel-other

165

147

162

178

105

757

Women’s refuge

35

30

33

23

26

147

*PSL

19

3

0

0

0

22

*DHE

45

56

1

0

0

102

Total

649

597

598

611

553

3008

* LA Local Authority

* RSL Registered Social Landlord

*PSL Private Sector Lease

* DHE Defence Housing Executive

 

3) Placements by Housing Market Area                                                                               

TA Type Buckie HMA Elgin HMA Forres HMA Keith HMA Speyside HMA Total
*LA Dwelling

32

843

132

34

2

1103

*RSL Dwelling

215

115

51

0

0

381

Hostel-LA

0

0

0

149

0

149

Hostel-RSL

0

347

0

0

0

347

Hostel -other

0

0

757

0

0

757

Women’s refuge

0

147

0

0

0

147

*PSL

0

19

0

3

0

22

*DHE

0

102

0

0

0

102

Total

247

1573

940

186

2

3008

 

3) B & B Placements

Row Labels 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Grand Total
Ardivot House, Lossiemouth

0

0

6

1

0

7

B&B not recorded

0

1

0

0

0

1

Bellville B&B, Elgin

0

0

0

0

1

1

Clifton B&B, Lossiemouth

0

0

0

0

1

1

Commercial Hotel, Keith

0

0

16

6

11

33

Eastbank Guesthouse, Rothes

0

0

3

7

8

18

Fife Arms, Keith

0

0

1

0

1

2

Highlander Inn, Craigellachie

0

0

0

0

1

1

Links Lodge, Lossiemouth

0

0

1

0

0

1

Linkwood Lodge, Travel Inn, Elgin

1

2

0

0

0

3

Mansion House Hotel

0

0

2

0

0

2

Marine Hotel, Buckie

0

0

3

6

2

11

Mill House Hotel, Buckie

0

0

0

0

1

1

Old Coach House Hotel, Buckie

0

0

7

1

0

8

Premier Inn, Elgin

0

0

2

0

0

2

Rock House Hotel, Lossiemouth

0

0

31

13

25

69

Royal Hotel, Keith

0

1

0

0

0

1

Southbank Guest House, Elgin

0

1

1

0

0

2

Station Hotel, Hopeman

0

0

0

0

1

1

Stotfield Hotel, Lossiemouth

0

0

0

1

0

1

Sunninghill Hotel, Elgin

1

0

7

6

23

37

The Royal Hotel, Forres

0

0

0

0

43

43

Ugie House Hotel, Keith

0

0

1

0

0

1

Victoria Hotel, Forres

0

0

8

24

11

43

Willowbank, Elgin

0

0

1

18

15

34

Grand Total

2

5

90

83

144

324

 

4)

Type of TA 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
B & B

3441.52

323.85

384.29

14,420.65

24782.69

46935.86

Hostel

429824.10

430123.40

444431.91

437272.78

425788.99

399599.17

Dispersed Council/RSL

563587.41

432899.48

395663.36

387910.51

431770.02

446629.55

Private sector -hostel

247633.31

221784.04

200209.15

203666.67

196601.49

134331.30

Total

1244486.34

1085130.77

1040688.71

1043470.61

1078943.19

1027495.88

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