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Intentional homelessness: guidance for councils

In response to the current economic climate, and the robust framework of financial support the Government has put in place to help homeowners…

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Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities: Supplementary Guidance on Intentional Homelessness

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In response to the current economic climate, and the robust framework of financial support the Government has put in place to help homeowners in financial difficulty, this note provides guidance on how local housing authorities should exercise their homelessness functions, and apply the various statutory criteria, when considering whether applicants who are homeless having lost their home because of difficulties in meeting mortgage commitments are intentionally or unintentionally homeless.