Homelessness, temporary accommodation

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/4956
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Across London, how many applicants for temporary accommodation are referred to a housing unit outside of their borough? How many applicants are referred out-of-borough in each London borough?

Answer

Answer for Homelessness, temporary accommodation

Answer for Homelessness, temporary accommodation

Answered By: 
The Mayor

DCLG data (reported to them by local authorities) shows that 19,500 (36 per cent) of the 54,180 homeless households being accommodated by London boroughs at the end of June 2017 were accommodated in another local authority area.