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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 75 – Duty to secure accommodation for applicants in priority need when the duty in section 73 ends

152.Where the local housing authority is satisfied that an eligible applicant continues to be homeless, is not intentionally homeless and has a priority need, it must secure accommodation for that applicant. This section provides for applicants in priority need who could not be helped to secure accommodation under section 73. For qualifying applicants, this duty will follow on from the interim accommodation duty under section 68.

153.Subsection (3) explains the circumstances in which additional duties are owed to certain types of applicant who are intentionally homeless.

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