FOI request (FOI-75090905)
Youth Homelessness Data
Requested Wed 09 May 2018
Responded Tue 22 May 2018
The data we are requesting: We would like to know about any young people aged 16-24 who approached your council during the financial year 2017-2018, because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness. Two queries relating to these young people are listed below. Format of responses: We would greatly appreciate receiving the data in a machine readable format, using the template here: https://centrepoint.org.uk/media/2476/centrepoint-youth-homelessness-foi-2017-18.xlsx. Alternatively, if this is not possible please use a .csv, .xlsx or an OpenDocument spreadsheet format. Our Freedom of Information request: We kindly request the information in the queries below. In all queries '2017-2018' refers to the financial year from April 2017 to March 2018. We are requesting data for each quarter of this financial year (below) and the total for 2017-18. Quarter 1: 1st April - 30th June 2017 Quarter 2: 1st July - 30th September 2017 Quarter 3: 1st October - 31st December 2017 Quarter 4: 1st January - 31st March 2018 Annual total: 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018 Query 1: Homelessness presentations, assessments and eligibility in 2017-201 Within your local authority in 2017-2018, how many 16-24 year olds: 1. Presented themselves as homeless, or at risk of homelessness 2. Were assessed under the Housing Act 1996 3. Were accepted as statutorily homeless and owed a duty 4. Were prevention and relief cases Query 2: Reason left last settled base Within your local authority, how many 16-24 year olds accepted as statutorily homeless and owed a duty had one of the following main reasons for leaving their last settled base in 2017-2018? 1. Parents no longer willing or able to accommodate 2. Other relatives or friends no longer willing or able to accommodate 3. Non-violent breakdown of relationship with partner 4. Violence: a. Violent breakdown of relationship, involving partner b. Violent breakdown of relationship, involving associated persons c. Racially motivated violence d. Other forms of violence 5. Harassment, threats or intimidation: a. Racially motivated harassment b. Other forms of harassment 6. Mortgage arrears (repossession or other loss of home) 7. Rent arrears on: a. Local authority or other public sector dwellings b. Registered Provider dwellings c. Private sector dwellings 8. Loss of rented or tied accommodation due to: a. Termination of assured shorthold tenancy b. Reasons other than termination of assured shorthold tenancy 9. Required to leave accommodation provided by Home Office as asylum support 10. Left an institution or LA care: a. Left prison/on remand b. Left hospital c. Left other institution or LA care 11. Other reason for loss of last settled home: a. Left HM-Forces b. Other reason (e.g. homeless in emergency, sleeping rough or in hostel, returned from abroad)
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