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Homelessness etc. Statistics after 2012. Duncan Gray & Dr. Andrew Waugh 21.03.2013. What we’ve achieved in 2012-13. Moved homelessness statistics to quarterly reporting Passed our UKSA Assessment Establishing data sharing agreement with SHBVN. Key Developments.

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Homelessness etc. Statistics after 2012

Duncan Gray & Dr. Andrew Waugh

21.03.2013


What we’ve achieved in 2012-13

  • Moved homelessness statistics to quarterly reporting

  • Passed our UKSA Assessment

  • Establishing data sharing agreement with SHBVN


Key Developments


Monitoring Temporary Accommodation


Why introduce the HL3?


Why SG got involved?

  • We can clearly define data specification

  • Give guidance to LAs to standardise collection

  • Calculate SHR indicators on homelessness on a consistent basis

  • Provide an automatic reporting system back to LAs


The HL3

  • Three stages

    • Is accommodation required?

    • Was accommodation offered?

    • Was accommodation taken up?

  • Meeting on 12 Feb.

  • Specification released following meeting.

  • Voluntary but with strong incentives.


Incentives


Monitoring Housing Options Work


Context


The History

  • Graeme Brown, director of Shelter Scotland, wrote in a letter to Inside Housing this week that it is ‘simply not credible’

  • “The Committee also considers that the Scottish Government should consider the development of a measurement tool for homelessness prevention work”

  • Collection is led by LA demand. A number already have systems in place..


Development

  • Some questions influenced from the English pro forma in the P1E, but case level

  • Happens upstream of homelessness. Therefore needs to sit outwith homelessness recording (the HL1).

  • As far as possible, we want to measure outcomes, not activity.

  • Final consultation Jan/ Feb 2013.


The PREVENT1 Return

  • Application Details

  • Household Characteristics

  • Reasons for application

  • Prevention Activity

  • Outcomes


Consultation - 2013

  • Followed discussion in Stats User Group in Dec 2012

  • Specific questions:-

    • Name of return;

    • Points of detail on draft sections.

    • Data interchange format.

    • Need for guidance.

    • Voluntary or Mandatory?

    • When able to provide?

  • Responses from 18 councils and 3 voluntary bodies


Consultation councils

  • Name of return: No strong views

  • Detail: Most had specific comments on detail.

  • Format: Most CSV, some XML, [Excel!]

  • Guidance: Yes, majority similar to HL1.

  • Voluntary: Most would prefer mandatory.

  • When: Ranges from 1 – 6 months after spec finalised. [One council – only after HL1 reviewed]


Consultation: voluntary bodies

  • Shelter/ SCSH[now Homeless Action Scotland (HAS)]

  • Scottish Refugee Council

    Shelter and HAS

    • Points of detail on proforma.

    • When/ what to record

      Scottish Refugee Council

    • More general points on homelessness and refugees


Possible (minor) HL1 changes

  • Ethnicity: Allow additional categories for consistency with PREVENT1

  • Support: Possible changes to the codes available for support needs questions

  • Outcomes: To measure non-permanent accommodation currently in HL2


Timetable for changes

To be agreed by Homelessness Statistics User Group


Other Work

  • Monitoring of the Scottish Welfare Fund (£33 million per annum)

  • XML Data Specification at:

  • http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/15257/1529/swf-dataspec

  • Upload system to be in place by 30 June 2013


The End

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