From 2008/09 to 2018/19 there has been a 57%
reduction in homelessness applications from under 25’s, including a 68%
reduction in applications from 16-17-year olds, compared to a reduction of 37%
in all homelessness applications.
Nationally [England], 2017/18 saw a small drop
in the recorded statutory homelessness caseload, although it still
remains 42 per cent above their 2009 low point.