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Referral to another local authority

This content applies to England

Information about the situation in which a homelessness applicant can be referred to another local authority.

Conditions for referral

Conditions that must be met for an applicant to be referred to another local authority. 

Referrals: relief duty stage

Referral to another local authority at the relief duty stage. 

Referrals: main duty stage

Referral to another local authority at the main duty stage. 

Resolution of disputes

An explanation of how disputes over local connection referrals can be resolved. 

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