ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

Watford 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.

43

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.

43 (100%)

assessed by the authority

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.

5 (12%)

accepted as statutorily homeless and owed support

Socio economic data

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Total Population

90,301

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Population aged 16-24

9869 - 11%

i
Deprivation index

197/326

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Council type

District

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Area type

Urban with Major Conurbation

What does this mean?

WE HAVE A NATIONAL, OPEN DATABANK OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS STATISTICS

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