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Table 1 Self reported setting and pathways into homelessness#

From: Pathways into homelessness: recently homeless adults problems and service use before and after becoming homeless in Amsterdam

Type of housing (n = 115) n %
   own house 75 65
   stay with family, friends or other 27 23
   prison 6 5
   abroad 3 3
   hospital 2 2
   hostel 2 2
Type of tenant (n = 85)   
   housing association 45 53
   private rent 27 32
   subletting 10 12
   other 3 4
Pathways, how last housing lost? (n = 109)   
   eviction 41 38
   relationship problems (left or sent away) 38 35
   after prison 6 6
   other reasons 24 22
where last housing lost? (n = 117)   
   Amsterdam 95 81
   rest of the Netherlands 16 14
   abroad 6 5
whereabouts after loss of housing? (n = 114)   
   family or friends 42 37
   rough sleeping 30 26
   shelter for the homeless 25 22
   squads and garage boxes 8 7
   abroad 5 4
   clinic 4 4
when homeless after loss of housing? (n = 98)   
   immediately 56 57
   1 day – 1 week 8 8
   1 week – 1 month 8 8
   1–3 months 13 13
   3–6 months 8 8
   > 6 months 5 5
how long currently homeless? (n = 120)   
   < 1 month 11 9
   1–3 months 11 9
   3–6 months 42 35
   6–12 months 30 25
   12–18 months 16 13
   18–24 months 10 8
  1. # 120 recently homeless people in Amsterdam who lost their house for the first time between April 2002–April 2004.