EEA nationals eligibility for homelessness assistance before January 2021
Eligibility rules for homelessness assistance of European Economic Area (EEA) and European Union (EU) nationals before 1 January 2021. These rules continue to apply to people with pre-settled status granted under the EU Settlement Scheme and EU temporary protection.
Different types of the right to reside, including the derivative right to reside for primary carers, and the effect on eligibility for homelessness assistance.
The categories of EEA nationals, including UK and Irish nationals, and their family members who were not eligible for homelessness assistance
Settled and pre-settled status for EEA nationals and their family members under the EU settlement scheme.
The definition of worker for the purposes of access to homelessness assistance and the conditions of retaining the worker status for those out of work.
The definition of self-employment for the purposes of access to homelessness assistance and the conditions for retaining the self-employed status.
EEA nationals could obtain a permanent right to reside in the UK after five years of lawful and continuous residence.
The right to reside and the eligibility for housing assistance of retired or permanently incapacitated workers and self-employed people
Family members regardless of their nationality had the same eligibility for homelessness assistance as the qualified EEA nationals.
Requirements that A8 nationals had to meet during and after the accession period to be eligible for homelessness assistance.
Requirements that Romanian and Bulgarian nationals and their family members had to meet during and after the accession period to be eligible for assistance.
Eligibility for homelessness assistance of Croatian nationals and their family members during and after the accession period.
The duty of local authorities to make enquiries into the eligibility of EEA nationals for homelessness assistance in the UK before 1 January 2021.