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Homelessness

Volume 453: debated on Tuesday 28 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people (a) applied and (b) were subsequently accepted as homeless in each of the Housing Executive district offices in Northern Ireland in (i) 2004 and (ii) 2005. (104021)

The information for the financial years 2004-06 and 2005-06 is as follows:

2004-052005-06

Housing Executive District

Presented

Awarded FDA1

Presented

Awarded FDA1

Belfast1

377

177

524

284

Belfast2

700

344

869

430

Belfast3

416

204

539

229

Belfast4

474

251

569

278

Belfast5

288

164

465

251

Belfast6

760

440

940

512

Belfast7

558

363

810

512

Housing Advice Centre

1,092

400

1,063

389

Bangor

774

401

846

423

Newtownards

638

384

611

395

Castlereagh

556

312

617

338

Lisburn

916

456

1,201

533

Lisburn (Dairyfarm)

359

162

535

280

Downpatrick

519

296

533

286

Banbridge

343

134

445

156

Newry

675

354

825

418

Armagh

154

111

207

121

Brownlow

349

122

424

136

Portadown

369

120

326

114

Dungannon

538

200

555

274

Fermanagh

543

219

581

260

Ballymena

754

369

1,014

487

Antrim

522

256

652

324

Newtownabbey1

387

157

431

202

Newtownabbey2

422

212

571

252

Carrickfergus

480

179

472

180

Larne

314

160

314

134

Moyle

72

45

92

58

Ballymoney

214

111

273

155

Coleraine

748

290

753

269

Waterloo Place

488

222

464

244

Waterside

284

181

280

191

Collon Terrace

335

219

400

237

Limavady

248

122

266

112

Magherafelt

194

129

180

91

Strabane

207

99

145

85

Omagh

171

41

203

44

Cookstown

124

64

126

65

Northern Ireland

17,362

8,470

20,121

9,749

1 A full duty applicant is someone who is homeless, in priority need (i.e. people with families, young persons at risk of sexual or financial exploitation, single parents and other vulnerable members of society) and not intentionally homeless.