Homelessness Prevention Toolkit checklist – developing a toolkit for preventing homelessness

The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 gained Royal Assent on 27 April, in the final hours before Parliament was dissolved. The Act places new responsibilities on local authorities in England (LAs) to provide advice and assistance to prevent homelessness, regardless of priority need, at an earlier stage. This checklist provides a framework for developing a locally tailored toolkit. Step by step, the questions lead you through the process, helping you to prioritise the areas which will make the biggest difference to your service.

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Homelessness Prevention Toolkit checklist – developing a toolkit for preventing homelessness

The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 gained Royal Assent on 27 April, in the final hours before Parliament was dissolved. The Act places new responsibilities on local authorities in England (LAs) to provide advice and assistance to prevent homelessness, regardless of priority need, at an earlier stage.

This checklist provides a framework for developing a locally tailored toolkit. Step by step, the questions lead you through the process, helping you to prioritise the areas which will make the biggest difference to your service.

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