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. 

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

Publications and reports

Shared Accommodation Briefing Report

Report of a special briefing about Aberdeenshire Council's shared accommodation provision

Shared Accommodation

Presentation by Aberdeenshire Council about their shared temporary accommodation given to a special Shared Accommodation Briefing

Homelessness Forum, November 2023, Summary Note

Brief report of the November 2023 meeting of the Homelessness Forum.

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