Offers and suitability of accommodation for homeless applicants
Different types of accommodation offers local authorities can make under a homelessness duty and factors that must be considered in deciding whether accommodation is suitable.
Different types of offer that a local authority may make.
Any accommodation offered, secured or provided by a local authority under a homelessness duty must be suitable.
Local authorities must consider location when assessing whether an offer of accommodation is suitable for a homeless applicant.
Local authorities must consider type, standard and affordability of accommodation when assessing whether it is suitable for a homeless applicant.
The procedure for challenging the suitability of accommodation offered, and the courts' powers where a challenge is successful.