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Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Section 77 – Meaning of intentionally homeless

155.Subsections (2), (3) and (4) describe when an applicant is considered intentionally homeless and is therefore not owed the duty to secure accommodation under section 75(2). In some circumstances; for example, if the household contains children or young persons, the applicant may be owed the duty in section 75(3).

156.An intentionally homeless applicant may still be owed the interim housing duty for a short period (section 69 refers).

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