Consultation outcome

Improving access to social housing for victims of domestic abuse: consultation

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Improving access to social housing for victims of domestic abuse: summary of consultation responses

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Detail of outcome

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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Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on proposals for new statutory guidance to local authorities to assist victims of domestic abuse in refuges to access social housing.

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Consultation description

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.

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Improving access to social housing for victims of domestic abuse: consultation

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Published 30 October 2017
Last updated 10 November 2018 + show all updates
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