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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

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91Out-of-area placement
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(1)A local housing authority must in discharging its functions under this Chapter secure or help to secure that suitable accommodation is available for the occupation of the applicant in its area, so far as is reasonably practicable.

(2)If the authority secures that accommodation is available for the occupation of the applicant outside its area in Wales or England, it must give notice to the local housing authority (whether in Wales or England) in whose area the accommodation is situated.

(3)The notice must state—

(a)the name of the applicant,

(b)the number and description of other persons who normally reside with the applicant as a member of his or her family or might reasonably be expected to reside with the applicant,

(c)the address of the accommodation,

(d)the date on which the accommodation was made available to the applicant, and

(e)which function under this Chapter the authority was discharging in securing that the accommodation is available for the applicant’s occupation.

(4)The notice must be in writing, and must be given before the end of the period of 14 days beginning with the day on which the accommodation was made available to the applicant.

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