Lessons from Wales on reforming homelessness legislation

The way in which councils in England support homeless people could change considerably if the homelessness reduction bill becomes law. The bill will introduce a preventative approach to homelessness, where all people, regardless of whether they are in ‘priority need’, receive some help and assistance to stay in their home or find a new home. People in priority need, such as families with children, will retain a right to be rehoused if they lose their home.

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