FOI request (FOIR-178216047)
Homeless young people
Requested Wed 26 February 2020
Responded Wed 04 March 2020This is a freedom of information request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Would you please provide us with the following information:1. How many young people age 18-25 applied as homeless to this authority since 1st January 2018 to 1st January 2020?2. How many, if any, of those young people were Care Leavers?3. How many, if any, of the young people were deemed to be in priority need?4. How many, if any, of the young people deemed to be in priority need were Care Leavers?
Information from 1st January 2018 to 31st March 2018 would involve a manual search of records which will exceed the 18 hours therefore is refused under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.
However, some of the information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-homelessness but will be based on date when priority need decision was made.
From 1st April 2018 to 1st January 2020 (main applicant only):
Q1 = 469
Care leavers aged 18-20 years = 19
Care leavers aged 21+ = 12
Q3 = 69
Q4 = 1
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