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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.

4 Emergency accommodation

Need a place for tonight? Find out about different types of emergency housing and how to access them.
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7 Homeless? Get your foot in the door...

If you are 16 or 17 years old and homeless then your local council must provide temporary housing and assess your housing needs. If they donÂ’t, they may be breaking the law. Explains your rights.
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6 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.
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1 Emergency help and advice

Information about getting help and advice if you are homeless. It is important to get advice as early as you can. If there's no time to get advice before you become homeless, it is still worth getting advice once you are homeless. You might have rights or housing options you don't know about. This page only applies to England.
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3 Nightstop

Some parts of the country have special 'Nightstop' schemes for young people aged 16 to 25. These schemes can arrange emergency accommodation for the night with someone who has a spare room.
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