Non-HB additional annual spend on supported housing by client group & country (estimated)

 

wdt_ID Client group England (£ million) Scotland (£ million) Wales (£ million)
1 People with learning disabilities 640.0 176.0 31.0
2 Older people (65+) 271.0 21.5 5.5
3 Single homeless incl. rough sleepers 177.5 50.5 7.0
4 People with mental health problems 166.0 51.5 10.5
5 Vulnerable young people (16-25) 104.0 17.5 10.0
6 Drug or alcohol misuse needs 38.0 23.5 4.0
7 Others 60.0 1.5 1.5
8 Physically disabled 35.0 23.0 1.0
9 At risk of domestic abuse 36.5 15.0 5.5
10 Offenders 34.0 1.0 1.5
Client group

Fieldwork dates: 19 October – 2 December 2015
Source: Supported accommodation review - The scale, scope and cost of the supported housing sectorA report of research carried out by Ipsos MORI, Imogen Blood & Associates and Housing & Support Partnership on behalf of the DWP and the DCLG (Nov 2016) - Table 3.14 Estimated amount of additional spend on supported housing beyond Housing Benefit per annum by client group on page 64.

This Table suggests that across GB an estimated £2.05bn each year is spent on support and care costs in supported housing in addition to that covered by Housing Benefit.