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Does the council have to house me?

If you don't have anywhere to live, your local council may have a duty to house you. But dealing with the council can be difficult and not everyone is entitled to a permanent home.

We have developed a free online tool to help you work out what you're entitled to. It will only take a few minutes, and is totally confidential.


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This content applies to Scotland only.
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