Homelessness code of guidance for local authorities

Updates: Homelessness code of guidance for local authorities

2018

published amendments

Chapter 7: Eligibility for assistance
Added paragraph 7.12 (g).
Chapter 10: Local connection and referrals to another housing authority
Amended paragraph 10.41.
Chapter 11: Assessments and personalised plans
Amended paragraph 11.36.
Chapter 14: Ending the prevention and relief duties
Amended paragraph 14.30.
Chapter 19: Review of decisions and appeals to the county court
Amended paragraphs 19.3(c) and (e) and 19.15(a).

published amendments

Definitions
New section added.
Overview of the homelessness legislation
New section added.
Chapter 1: Introduction
New section added.
Chapter 2: Homelessness strategies and reviews
New section added.
Chapter 3: Advice and information about homelessness and the prevention of homelessness
New section added.
Chapter 4: The duty to refer cases in England to housing authorities
New section added.
Chapter 5: Contracting out homelessness functions
New section added.
Chapter 6: Homeless or threatened with homelessness
New section added.
Chapter 7: Eligibility for assistance
New section added.
Chapter 8: Priority need
New section added.
Chapter 9: Intentional homelessness
New section added.
Chapter 10: Local connection and referrals to another housing authority
New section added.
Chapter 11: Assessments and personalised plans
New section added.
Chapter 12: Duty in cases of threatened homelessness (the prevention duty)
New section added.
Chapter 13: Relief duty
New section added.
Chapter 14: Ending the prevention and relief duties
New section added.
Chapter 15: Accommodation duties and powers
New section added.
Chapter 16: Securing accommodation
New section added.
Chapter 17: Suitability of accommodation
New section added.
Chapter 18: Applications, decisions and notifications
New section added.
Chapter 19: Review of decisions and appeals to the county court
New section added.
Chapter 20: Protection of personal property
New section added.
Chapter 21: Domestic abuse
New section added.
Chapter 22: Care leavers
New section added.
Chapter 23: People with an offending history
New section added.
Chapter 24: Former members of the armed forces
New section added.
Chapter 25: Modern slavery and trafficking
New section added.
Annex 1: The habitual residence test
New section added.