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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 76 – Circumstances in which the duty in section 75 ends

154.The duty under section 75 ends when, among other things, the applicant has refused accommodation deemed suitable by the local housing authority; or becomes homeless intentionally. It also ends if the applicant accepts a private rented sector offer of a suitable assured shorthold tenancy or an offer of social housing, or voluntarily ceases to occupy the accommodation offered as their main home.

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