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Freedom of Information Request

Everyone In rough sleeping

Received: 28 January 2021

The Government claims to have helped 33,000 people through their 'Everyone In' rough sleeping strategy since the Covid-19 pandemic began. However, we know that not all of the 33,000 people were funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, particularly if they had 'No Recourse to Public Funds' (NRPF) conditions attached to their immigration status. Local authorities have picked up the bill for providing accommodation to those with NRPF and RAMP is seeking to find out exactly how many people fall into this category.

I am therefore requesting the following information about the 'Everyone In' support scheme for rough sleepers during the Covid-19 pandemic:

1. Based on the data you have already provided for the Government dataset 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency accommodation survey data: November 2020' (which can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-emergency-accommodation-survey-data-november-2020), how many of the total number of people listed as 'currently being provided with emergency accommodation in response to Covid-19 pandemic' in your local authority district (see Table 1) were;
1. Funded solely by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government's 'Everyone In' scheme
2. Funded directly by the local authority because they had 'No Recourse to Public Funds' conditions attached to their immigration status
3. Funded directly by the local authority for another reason (please specify)
4. Funded by a source other than the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government or the local authority (please specify)

2. Based on the data you have already provided for the Government dataset 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency accommodation survey data: November 2020' (which can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-emergency-accommodation-survey-data-november-2020), how many of the total number of people listed as having 'moved into settled accommodation or a rough sleeping pathway outside of temporary accommodation since the Covid-19 response began' in your local authority district (see Table 2) were;
1. Funded solely by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government's 'Everyone In' scheme
2. Funded directly by the local authority because they had 'No Recourse to Public Funds' conditions attached to their immigration status
3. Funded directly by the local authority for another reason (please specify)
4. Funded by a source other than the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government or the local authority (please specify)

3. As of 28 January 2021;
1. How many people are currently being provided with emergency accommodation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in your local authority district
2. Of those people currently being provided with emergency accommodation, how many have 'No Recourse to Public Funds' conditions attached to their immigration status
3. How many people have been moved into settled accommodation or a rough sleeping pathway outside of temporary accommodation since the Covid-19 response began in your local authority district
4. Of those people who have been moved into settled accommodation or a rough sleeping pathway outside of temporary accommodation, how many have 'No Recourse to Public Funds' conditions attached to their immigration status.

Outcome / Documents

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