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FOI 10835

Local Authority Temp Accomodation use and cost

Request

Please provide data and figures electronically in the form of an Excel spreadsheet and send through

1.What is the mean average cost per night for each of the below types of temporary accommodation in the 2013-2014 financial year?


Temporary AccommodationMean average cost per night
Hostel places (please separate support costs)
B&Bs
Refuges
LA/HA stock
Private sector lease by LA or HA
Other private sector accommodation


2.How many temporary accommodation units do you have access to? If possible please break this down by:

Temporary AccommodationNumber of units
Hostel places
B&Bs
Refuges
LA/HA stock
Private sector lease by LA or HA
Other private sector accommodation





3.For homeless application cases closed in the financial year 2013/14, from their first night in temporary accommodation, how many nights did households accepted as homeless, regardless of when the application was made, spend in the below types of temporary accommodation, how many households this was for and what was the maximum length of stay in temporary accommodation for any one household(s)?

Please break down the figures for (a) one person households and (b) all other household types (excluding one person households).

ENGLANDSingle HouseholdsOther HouseholdsMaximum number of nights in TA
Temporary Accommodation typeNumber of nightsNumber of single householdsNumber of nightsNumber of Other householdsSingle householdsOther households
Hostels
B&Bs
Refuges
LA/HA stock
Accommodation leased from private sector by LA/HA
Other PRS


4.How many people overall approached your local authority for advice about homelessness during the financial year 2013-14 (i.e. those who made a homelessness application plus those who were assisted via other means)?


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