ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

Milton Keynes 2018/2019

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Youth homelessness Data

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Presented to the council

A young person is considered to have presented to the council if they approached their local council as they were either homeless or at risk of homelessness. They may also be referred to as young people approaching their council or seeking help from their council.

473

approached local authority as homeless or at risk of homelessness

i
Assessed by the authority

Young people that are believed to be in priority need should be assessed under the Housing Act 1996.

473 (100%)

assessed by the authority

i
Offered Support By Authority

The number of young people who received meaningful support from the local authority. This includes being owed a main housing duty and for those who were not accepted as statutorily homeless, many councils offered prevention and relief support beyond their full housing duties.

196 (41%)

offered support by the authority

i
Had positive outcomes including housing

Young people owed a main housing duty. Any young person in receipt of a main duty is owed suitable temporary or permanent accommodation.

182 (38%)

had positive outcomes including housing

i
Accepted as statutorily homeless and owed support

A young person has been given a main duty if they were assessed under the Housing Act 1996 and they are deemed to be eligible, unintentionally homeless, and in priority need. Any young person in receipt of a main duty is owed suitable temporary or permanent accommodation.

71 (15%)

accepted as statutorily homeless and owed support

Socio economic data

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Total Population

248,821

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Population aged 16-24

25565 - 10%

i
Deprivation index

164/326

i
Council type

Unitary

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Area type

Urban with City and Town

What does this mean?

WE HAVE A NATIONAL, OPEN DATABANK OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS STATISTICS

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