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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

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67Circumstances in which the duty in section 66 ends
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(1)The duty to an applicant under section 66 comes to an end in any of the circumstances described in subsection (2), (3) or (4), if the applicant has been notified in accordance with section 84.

(2)The circumstances are that the local authority is satisfied that the applicant has become homeless.

(3)The circumstances are that the local housing authority is satisfied (whether as a result of the steps it has taken or not) that—

(a)the applicant is no longer threatened with homelessness, and

(b)suitable accommodation is likely to be available for occupation by the applicant for a period of at least 6 months.

(4)The circumstances are that—

(a)the applicant, having been notified in writing of the possible consequences of refusal or acceptance of the offer, refuses an offer of accommodation from any person which the authority is satisfied is suitable for the applicant, and

(b)the authority is satisfied that the accommodation offered is likely to be available for occupation by the applicant for a period of at least 6 months.

(5)The period of 6 months mentioned in subsections (3)(b) and (4)(b) begins on the day the notice under section 84 is sent or first made available for collection.

(6)See section 79 for further circumstances in which the duty in section 66 comes to an end.

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