Emergency Accommodation

Monday, 11 January 2016
Reference
2015123127000011
Category
Request Date
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Response Date
Monday, January 11, 2016

Question

1. For the following four calendar years, how many people have your council placed in private accommodation due to lack of council-owned emergency housing? For instance, university halls of residence, private flats, hostels, hotels, B&Bs? Please break down by year.

2012

2013

2014

2015

2. How many nights have been spent in total by each individual in private accommodation as emergency accommodation? Please break down by each of the above four years.

3. How much has the council spent on temporary private accommodation?  Please break down as totals for the years above.

4. For the yearly totals requested in (3.) please break the cost down by accommodation type, such as hotels and B&Bs, hostels, privately owned flats, etc.

 

 

Answer

1. For the following four calendar years, how many people have your council placed in private accommodation due to lack of council-owned emergency housing? For instance, university halls of residence, private flats, hostels, hotels, B&Bs? Please break down by year.                 Please note, all statistics are recorded for the financial year:
2011 -2012         57

2012 -2013         64

2013 -2014         42

2014 -2015         35

2. How many nights have been spent in total by each individual in private accommodation as emergency accommodation? Please break down by each of the above four years.
The average length of stay is recorded:
2011 -2012         161
2012 -2013         147
2013 -2014         168
2014 -2015         196

3. How much has the council spent on temporary private accommodation?  Please break down as totals for the years above.
2011 -2012         £250,048
2012 -2013         £280,784
2013 -2014         £174,551
2014 -2015         £205,928

4. For the yearly totals requested in (3.) please break the cost down by accommodation type, such as hotels and B&Bs, hostels, privately owned flats, etc.
                         Hotels & B&Bs      Private Sector
2011 -2012         £249,025               £1,023
2012 -2013         £279,797               £987
2013 -2014         £171,174               £3,377
2014 -2015         £197,818               £8,110