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This web site is designed to help local authority providers of homelessness data collected through the HL1 return and the electronic data capture system introduced in December 2001.
The quick link to find this site is www.scotland.gov.uk/homelessstatsuser
The Homelessness Data Provider site is split into the following areas:
This area contains all Scottish Government publications on homelessness statistics. The quick link to this page is http://scotland.gov.uk/homelessstats
-What is the Code of Practice for Official Statistics? - How we implement the Scottish Government's Revisions and Corrections Policy - Our Quality Statement - Estimating the costs to Local Authorities for responding to the HL1 and HL2 forms
This page is intended to be a reference point for data providers, and will be updated regularly to include frequently asked questions and common issues. If you have information that you would like to share with other data providers, please contact us.
This area contains information about the HL1 questionnaire, including output specifications and guidance notes. 2001 issue and 2007 issue.
This area contains information about the HL2 Return, primarily used to monitor thousehold in temporay accommodation at the end of each quarter.
The HL2 Return
This area contains information about the HL3 Return questionnaire, including output specifications and guidance notes. The HL3 Return
This area contains information about the PREVENT1 return for the monitoring of the impact of housing options work, including output specification and guidance notes (to follow shortly). The PREVENT1 Return
This area contains local authority pro-formas, guidance and resulting analysis from the exercise carried out in 2005.
This area contains information from Scottish Government information events on homelessness.
We are always looking to improve our homelessness statistics and welcome feedback from our users. Please contact us to tell us how we can improve.
Scottish Welfare Fund - Data Monitoring Specification
Scottish Welfare Fund - Guidance on Monitoring
Page updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013