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FOI 12435

Cost of Homelessness data


How much is spent by your council on housing “statutory homeless households” (which your council owes a duty to under the Housing Act 1996) in temporary accommodation

I’d like to see the above information broken down between temporary housing in: Bed and breakfast hotels (including shared annexes), Hostels (including Women’s refuges), Local Authority or Housing association stock (if any), Leased from the Private Sector by an LA or HA, Leased form Private Landlords, and those who there is a duty owed but no accommodation secured.

Could you send the comparable figures for the last eight years years (since 2008).

Could you please provide the information in an excel spreadsheet or another machine readable format.

Please send me this information by e-mail to

If you have any queries about this request please contact me on 0207 973 6196 or 07762074069

If you are encountering practical difficulties complying with this request, please contact me so that we can discuss the matter and if necessary I can modify the request.

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Many thanks for your assistance.

Best wishes,


Sam Francis |

6th Floor |4 Millbank| London|
SW1P 3JA |

Tel: +44(0)207 973 6196|07762074069| E-mail: | Twitter: @DavidSamFrancis


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  2015/16 2014/15 2013/14 2012/13 2011/12 2010/11 2009/10 2008/09
Bed & Breakfast 191,225 125,113 66,178 27,545 17,283 21,354 35,186 106,161
Temp Accomodation 31,831 34,404 30,582 0 0 0 0 0
PSL 99,154 121,828 159,392 160,024 167,287 202,195 221,553 210,294
Womens Refuge 10,810 10,810 10,810 10,598 10,290 9,991 9,000 9,000
  333,020 292,155 266,963 198,167 194,860 233,540 265,740 325,455