Guidance on how local authorities should exercise their homelessness functions and apply the various statutory criteria in practice.
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This statutory code of guidance is for local housing and social services authorities.
These authorities are required by law to have regard to this guidance when exercising their functions relating to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
This code of guidance should be read in conjunction with statutory homelessness guidance: