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Includes information about those who are regarded as having the most urgent need for housing.



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Priority need

If you need to be housed urgently because you are vulnerable.

2 Priority need

The council has to look into your circumstances to decide if you are in priority need for emergency accommodation. If you think you are in priority need but the council says you're not, you may be able to get the decision changed.
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1 Help, I am homeless!

Whether you are sleeping on the streets or your mate's sofa you could be classed as legally homeless, and you need to register as homeless with your local council.
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3 Help for homeless people

Local authorities have a legal duty to provide help to certain people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Explains who qualifies for help
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4 Help for care leavers

Explains your right to be provided with accommodation if you are a care leaver. Covers England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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5 Does it matter how I become homeless?

The way you became homeless will affect how long the council has to help you for. You may only be entitled to very short-term accommodation if the council decides that you are 'intentionally homeless'.
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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 safe ...
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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 ...
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Last Updated: 27 Sep 16


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