Guidance

Homelessness Reduction Act: policy factsheets

Factsheets providing background information on the measures within the Homelessness Reduction Act and the Homelessness (Review Procedure etc) Regulations 2018.

Documents

Factsheet 1: threatened with homelessness

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Factsheet 2: duty to provide advisory services

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Factsheet 3: duty to assess all eligible applicants’ cases and agree a plan

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Factsheet 4: homelessness prevention duty

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Factsheet 5: relief

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Factsheet 6: help to secure and suitability

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Factsheet 7: non-cooperation

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Factsheet 8: reviews

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Factsheet 9: duty of public authority to refer cases to local housing authority

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Factsheet 10: codes of practice

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Factsheet 11: local connection for care leavers

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Factsheet 12: updating the code of guidance

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Factsheet 13: secondary legislation

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Factsheet 14: the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: regulatory procedure for issuing notices of non-cooperation

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Factsheet 15: the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: review procedures

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Factsheet 16: the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: duty to refer

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Details

These policy factsheets cover:

  1. threatened with homelessness
  2. duty to provide advisory services
  3. assessment and personal plans
  4. prevention
  5. relief
  6. help to secure and suitability
  7. non-cooperation
  8. reviews
  9. duty to refer
  10. codes of practice
  11. local connection for care leavers
  12. updating the code of guidance
  13. secondary legislation
  14. the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: regulatory procedure for issuing notices of non-cooperation
  15. the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: review procedures
  16. the Homelessness (Review procedure etc.) Regulations 2018: duty to refer
Published 29 November 2016
Last updated 22 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added new factsheets 14, 15 and 16.
  2. Added new and updated factsheets.
  3. First published.