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New edition of 'Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice'

New edition of 'Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice'

22.08.2018

A fifth edition of this textbook on homelessness and allocations is now available.​

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Offer of accommodation letters - and some issues to be aware of when making offers

Offer of accommodation letters - and some issues to be aware of when making offers

15.08.2018

Eight new letters are available in the Resources section for housing options teams who want to offer accommodation under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996. And some issues homeless officers should be aware of when offering accommodation to housing applicants.

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New guides to housing benefit & universal credit housing costs

New guides to housing benefit & universal credit housing costs

15.08.2018

Shelter and the Chartered Institute of Housing have published updated editions of their guides to housing benefit and the housing element of universal credit.

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Letters for ending the non-cooperation accommodation duty

Letters for ending the non-cooperation accommodation duty

30.07.2018

Six new letters have been uploaded to the Resources section for ending the s.193C(4) non-cooperation accommodation duty. They're free to download for council and housing association staff.

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Section 202 homeless review resources

Section 202 homeless review resources

19.07.2018

Letter and forms are now available to download in relation to section 202 homelessness reviews.

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Section 202 reviews, Reg 7(2) and explaining the substance of homeless applicants' rights

Section 202 reviews, Reg 7(2) and explaining the substance of homeless applicants' rights

16.07.2018

A new Court of Appeal judgment has clarified an issue about the contents of 'minded to find' letters issued under Regulation 7(2) of the Homelessness (Review Procedure etc) Regulations 2018.

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'How to Rent' guide revised

'How to Rent' guide revised

27.06.2018

The 'How to Rent' guide for private tenants in England has been revised and re-issued.

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Local connection referral letters

Local connection referral letters

26.06.2018

A suite of letters is now available in the Resources section for administering local connection referrals.

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