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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

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64How to secure or help to secure the availability of accommodation
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(1)The following are examples of the ways in which a local housing authority may secure or help to secure that suitable accommodation is available, or does not cease to be available, for occupation by an applicant—

(a)by arranging for a person other than the authority to provide something;

(b)by itself providing something;

(c)by providing something, or arranging for something to be provided, to a person other than the applicant.

(2)The following are examples of what may be provided or arranged to secure or help to secure that suitable accommodation is available, or does not cease to be available, for occupation by an applicant—

(a)mediation;

(b)payments by way of grant or loan;

(c)guarantees that payments will be made;

(d)support in managing debt, mortgage arrears or rent arrears;

(e)security measures for applicants at risk of abuse;

(f)advocacy or other representation;

(g)accommodation;

(h)information and advice;

(i)other services, goods or facilities.

(3)The Welsh Ministers must give guidance to local housing authorities in relation to how they may secure or help to secure that suitable accommodation is available, or does not cease to be available, for occupation by an applicant.

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