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Includes information about supplying short term accommodation to those who are desperately in need.



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Emergency accommodation

Short term housing that you can get if you are in urgent need, e.g. bed and breakfast hotels and hostels. Often provided by councils to homeless applicants, while enquiries are made into whether any further help can be provided.

6 Emergency accommodation

Need a place for tonight? Find out about different types of emergency housing and how to access them.
Provided by Shelter
5 Emergency hostels and nightshelters

If you need a place for the night, you may be able to stay in an emergency hostel or nightshelter. They are usually run by housing associations, charities, or the local council.
Provided by Shelter
7 Finding a place to live (PDF)

Information about housing options in England and Wales. The guide explains how to get temporary accommodation and how to find a more permanent home.
Provided by Shelter
3 Domestic violence - where can I go?

Looks at different housing options if you need to leave home because you are being abused.
Provided by Women's Aid
1 Women's refuges

Women who become homeless because of violence or threats may be able to get a place in a refuge. The addresses are kept secret to protect the women who live there and male visitors are not usually allowed. If you don't feel safe in your own area, you may be able to go to a refuge in another part of the UK.
Provided by Shelter
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I am homeless. What can I do?
If you have nowhere to live, then you are homeless and you have the legal right to seek help from your local council. They must look into your claim of homelessness ...
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Last Updated: 19 Aug 07


Losing your Home - Legal Information
There are laws to help you if you have nowhere to live, whether it's because you're being unfairly evicted by your landlord, or you or your children are not ...
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Last Updated: 19 Aug 07


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