Homelessness in Wales

  • During July to September 2016, a total of 2,250 households were assessed as threatened with homelessness within 56 days and for 1,392 households (62 per cent) homelessness was successfully prevented for at least 6 months.
  • A total of 2,655 households were assessed as being homeless and owed a duty to help secure accommodation during July to September 2016. Of these, 1,086 households (41 per cent) were helped to secure accommodation that was likely to last for 6 months, following intervention by the local authority.
  • During July to September 2016, 504 households were assessed to be unintentionally homeless and in priority need and qualified for the duty to have accommodation secured for them.  Of these, 408 (81 per cent) households accepted an offer of permanent accommodation.
  • During July to September 2016, 504 households were assessed to be unintentionally homeless and in priority need and qualified for the duty to have accommodation secured for them.  Of these, 408 (81 per cent) households accepted an offer of permanent accommodation.

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