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FOI 10870

1996 Housing Act

Request

On behalf of YMCA England, I would like to make a request for the following data for Brentwood under the Freedom of Information Act to support a piece of research we are carrying out nationally on youth homelessness.



The specific data I am looking for and hope you can help with is detailed below:



1. Decisions taken by your local authority under the 1996 Housing Act on applications from eligible households

' Age range:

o All (total)

o 16-17 year olds

o 18-21 year olds

o 18-24 year olds

' Time series:

o 1998 - 2014

' Data sets:

o Unintentionally homeless and in priority need (acceptances)

o Intentionally homeless and in priority need

o Homeless but not in priority need

o Not homeless

' Data type:

o Numeric totals for each of the age ranges



2. Reason for acceptance: Households accepted by your local authority as owed a main homelessness duty by priority need category

' Age range:

o All (total)

o 16-17 year olds

o 18-21 year olds

o 18-24 year olds

' Time series:

o 1998 - 2014

' Data sets:

o Total number of households accepted

o Households with dependent children

o Household member pregnant

o Household member vulnerable through: Old age, Physical disability, Mental illness, Young person, Domestic violence, Other

o Homeless in emergency

' Data type:

o Numeric totals for each of the age ranges



3. Reason for loss of last settled home: Households accepted by your local authority as owed a main homelessness duty by reason for loss of last settled home

' Age range:

o All (total)

o 16-17 year olds

o 18-21 year olds

o 18-24 year olds

' Time series:

o 1998 - 2014

' Data sets:

o Total number of households accepted

o Relatives/friends no longer able or willing to provide accommodation; Parents, Other

o Relationship breakdown with partner; Violent, Other

o Mortgage arrears (repossession or other loss of home)

o Rent arrears

o End of assured shorthold tenancy

o Loss of other rented or tied housing

o Other reasons

' Data type:

o Numeric totals for each of the age ranges



4. Type of temporary accommodation: Households in temporary accommodation by type of accommodation, and cases where duty owed but no accommodation has been secured at the end of each quarter

' Age range:

o All (total)

o 16-17 year olds

o 18-21 year olds

o 18-24 year olds

' Time series:

o Q1 1998 - Q4 2014

' Data sets:

o Total in temporary accommodation

o Total in bed and breakfast hotels

o Hostels (including women's refuges)

o Local Authority or Housing Association (LA/HA) stock

o Leased from the Private Sector by an LA or HA

o Other Private Sector accommodation (including private landlord)

o Of which: in temporary accommodation in another local authority district

o Duty owed, no accommodation secured; A main duty accepted

' Data type:

o Numeric totals for each of the age ranges


Response

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