FOIs - homelessness

The council has responded to Freedom of Request (FOI) requests about homelessness.

Information on the applications made to the council for homeless assistance under the provisions of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 can be found on the Welsh Government website. 

Information includes an explanation about the data recorded locally and nationally and there is also information about rough sleeping within the data reports. 

The broad information below gives context to the homeless problems in Newport.

Household type

 2012/13

 2013/14

 2014/15

 2015/16

 2016/17

 2017/18

Families

287

277

281

254

423

218

Single people

482

705

642

768

1277

839

Other groups

27

47

71

53

107

40

TOTAL

796

1029

994

1075

1807

1097

A 2015 change in legislation will effect the data from 2015.