Explanatory Notes

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


17 September 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 Homelessness

Section 64 - How to secure or help to secure the availability of accommodation

137.A local housing authority may help to secure suitable accommodation for occupation by an applicant in a number of ways: by arranging for a person other than the authority to provide something; by doing so itself, or by providing and arranging for something to be provided to someone other than the applicant. A list of examples is provided in subsection (2). The list includes information and advice, mediation, payment of grant or loan, guarantees on payments, help in managing debt, and accommodation.