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Summary of responses to the consultation on proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to improve access to social housing for victims of domestic abuse.
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The government believes that victims fleeing domestic abuse should be given as much assistance as possible to ensure they are able to re-build their lives away from abuse and harm.
This consultation sets out proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to assist victims of domestic abuse living in refuges, and other forms of safe temporary accommodation, to access social housing.