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The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017—a step in the right direction?

Published on: 11 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017—a step in the right direction?
  • Original news
  • What does HRA 2017 change?
  • What is the impact of the changes for local housing authorities?
  • What is the impact for those seeking accommodation by local authorities?
  • Does this change bring England and Wales back into alignment in relation to the approach to dealing with homelessness?
  • What should local housing authorities do now to ensure proper implementation of HRA 2017’s requirements?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 (HRA 2017) gained Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and will introduce a raft of changes aimed at helping the homeless to secure accommodation. Sophie Bell at Hodge Jones and Allen considers how HRA 2017 might work and whether it will achieve its stated aims. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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