What happens after I've made my application?
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Once you have made your homeless application and been interviewed by a homelessness officer, you should be offered somewhere to stay while the council makes inquiries into your situation. If necessary, the council should also store your belongings for you while you are staying in temporary accommodation.
When you make a homelessness application, the council must offer you somewhere to stay while it looks into your situation if you have nowhere else to go.
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