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Housing miscellaneous provision act 2009-

Chapter 6.
Looks at the statutory structure and addresses the need of people experiencing homelessness.
Puts in place the statutory obligation to have an action plan in place and that it is essential to have a formation of the homelessness consultative forum and statutory management group put into place.


Housing act 1988

Involved intensive lobbying by a collation of voluntary organisations.
Set up the national campaign for the homeless.
Provides the 1st legal definition of homelessness.

Section 2 says you are homeless if=
1. no appropriate accommodation is available.
2. Living in institutes, shelters & hospitals.
3. Unable to provide appropriate accommodation.