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F16/560

Families accommodated under section 17 of the Children's Act

Request Description

We would like to collect information on the number of families that are currently in housing provided under section 17 of the children's act and the number of families placed into housing provided under section 17 of the Children's Act in the last twelve months.

 1. a) The number of households currently living in accommodation provided by the local authority under section 17 of the 1989 Children's act at the end of April 2016

b) Of which, the number of families currently provided with accommodation under section 17 because:

•     They did not qualify for accommodation under the 1985 and 1996 Housing Acts because they were not eligible for assistance

•     They did not qualify for accommodation under the 1985 and 1996 Housing Acts because they were eligible for assistance but were found to be intentionally homeless

2.       a) The number of households provided with accommodation by the local authority under section 17 of the 1989 Children's act, in the 12 months to April 2016

b) Of which, the number of families provided with accommodation under section 17 as:

•     They did not qualify for accommodation under the 1985 and 1996 Housing Acts because they were not eligible for assistance

•     They did not qualify for accommodation under the 1985 and 1996 Housing Acts because they were eligible for assistance but were found to be intentionally homeless.

Request Date19 August 2016
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Refused

23 August 2016                                                         

RefusalHCC responsibility