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Homelessness in England: Social Indicators page

Published Friday, March 23, 2018

This note summarises quarterly homelessness statistics for England.

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Around 13,600 households in England were accepted as homeless and in priority need in Q4 2017, a fall of approximately 5.4% on the figure for Q4 2016. 

Of those households, 27% had lost their previous home due to the end of an assured shorthold tenancy, 27% due to relatives/friends no longer being able or willing to provide accommodation, 12% due to a violent relationship breakdown and 1% due to rent or mortgage arrears.

   

 

 

 

 

 

A total of approximately 78,930 households were in temporary accommodation arranged by local authorities in Q4 2017, a rise of 4.0% on the figure for Q4 2016. 

Commons Briefing papers SN02646

Authors: Cassie Barton; Lydia Jackson

Topic: Homelessness

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