Number of LGBT individuals making a homeless application between 2018-2022
Dear FOI Team,
I write to request information on the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals who made a homeless application as legally homeless and/or being threatened with homelessness between January 2018 and April 2022.
As part of this request, I would like the information to be broken down into the following:
(i) The number of individuals making a homeless application while 'legally homeless' since 2018, broken down into sexual orientation (including transgender), per month, per year and grand total;
(ii) The number of individuals making a homeless application 'threatened with homelessness' since 2018, broken down into sexual orientation (including transgender), per month, per year and grand total;
(iii) The number of individuals supported into accommodation (temporary/emergency) since 2018, broken down into sexual orientation (including transgender), per month, per year and grand total;
(iv) The number of individuals owed a prevention and/or relief duty since 2018, broken down into sexual orientation (including transgender), per month, per year and grand total;
(v) The number of individuals to date, still waiting to be supported into accommodation, broken down by sexual orientation (including transgender).
(*Individuals defined as anyone between the ages of 16-80 years-old).
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Dear Mr Murphy,
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Please see the responses below to your request.
All homelessness statistics are available on the government website 'Live
tables on homelessness'. Monitoring is completed on a quarterly basis by
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