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F16/285

Cost of Homelessness data

Request Description

ยท 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).

Request Date14 April 2016
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F16/285 Cost of Homelessness
The cost of temporary accommodation provided by the council to households that have presented
 to the council as homeless. 
    
Bed and Breakfast 
2009/10Data not held in the form required
2010/11Data not held in the form required
2011/12     32,076.00 
2012/13     13,949.00 
2013/14     22,438.00 
2014/15     43,437.00 
2015/16     41,543.00 
     
Hostels   
2009/10Data not held in the form required
2010/11Data not held in the form required
2011/12     93,081.00  
2012/13   118,414.00  
2013/14   162,504.00  
2014/15   175,731.00  
2015/16   160,310.00* estimate
     
Private sector lease  
2009/10Data not held in the form required
2010/11Data not held in the form required
2011/12     35,523.00  
2012/13     27,018.00  
2013/14     29,607.00  
2014/15     26,904.00  
2015/16     25,398.00  
     
B&B and hostel figures are gross and exclude rental income received by the council directly from the tenant or from housing benefit.
     
     
Leased from private landlords  
Not applicable   
     

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