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Local authority ends duties to homeless applicants

This content applies to England

How a local authority can end its duties to a homeless applicant.

Local authority ends prevention duty

A local authority can only end the duty to prevent homelessness by serving notice. 

Local authority ends relief duty

The duty to relieve homelessness can end automatically after 56 days or by the local authority serving notice. 

Local authority ends interim duty

The circumstances under which an interim duty can end 

Local authority ends duty to intentionally homeless

When the duty to provide accommodation for an intentionally homeless applicant can be brought to an end. 

When main housing duty ends

The main housing duty can only come to an end in specific circumstances.  

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