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Challenging council homelessness decisions

If you disagree with a decision the council has made on your homeless application, it may be possible to challenge the decision and get it overturned. For example you will be able to appeal if the council has judged you as intentionally homeless

The rules that govern homelessness legislation changed at the end of 2012. The major change was the ending of the priority need test, this means that if you are assessed as unintentionally homeless you have the right to a home. These pages have been updated to reflect these changes..

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