Homelessness

This Forum is concerned with the statutory homelessness functions of local authorities. 

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This Forum is concerned with the statutory homelessness functions of local authorities. As such, it will mainly be concerned with Housing Options and homelessness prevention, the assessment and investigation of homeless presentations, the provision of temporary accommodation, the permanent rehousing of homeless households and supporting them to sustain their new homes. 

Who is it for

This community of practice is primarily for LA members. As a member, you can expect to have the opportunity to meet quarterly, access to a dedicated online discussion forum, data dashboards, guidance documents and other publications. 

Key Content

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Delivering Rapid Rehousing Transition Plans

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Using the full breadth of Housing Options to prevent homelessness

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Provision of ‘suitable’ temporary accommodation, meeting the Unsuitable Accommodation Order

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Sustainably rehousing homeless households in all tenures

Forthcoming Events

Homelessness Forum

The role of supported accommodation alongside Housing First in delivering Rapid Rehousing.
16th Feb 2023
2.00
Online

Publications and reports

Using the PRS to Meet Homelessness Demand

A good practice study into six local authorities' record of using private rented sector tenancies to rehouse homeless households.

Tenancy Sustainment Self-assessment Worksheet

Self-assessment framework: Tenancy Sustainment

Temporary Accommodation Self-assessment Worksheet

Self-assessment framework: Temporary Accommodation

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