Homeless rights checker

Find out what homeless rights someone has based on their immigration or residence status.

This includes whether a person is likely to be eligible for homelessness assistance from a local authority. It also covers help from social services under the Children Act or Care Act.

The tool:

  • takes about five minutes to complete

  • gives an answer within three clicks

  • provides legal references at the end of each answer

Some people might have more than one immigration or residence status. A different status might mean they have more rights. Complete the tool again if this applies.

The answer is for guidance only.

This content applies to England

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Last updated: 20 June 2022