Domestic abuse and homelessness: supplementary guidance
Guidance on domestic abuse and homelessness.
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This statutory guidance for local housing authorities explains how to identify domestic abuse and to respond quickly and appropriately to victims experiencing domestic abuse.
It explains that authorities should stop the practice of rationing support and also sets out the minimum level of service standards that the Secretary of State expects to see in accommodation-based domestic abuse provision.
This guidance should be read in conjunction with existing statutory homelessness guidance.