Explanatory Notes

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


17 September 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 Homelessness

Section 87 – Effect of a decision on review or appeal that reasonable steps were not taken

170.Where, on a review or an appeal of a decision under section 85(2), it is concluded that reasonable steps were not taken under the duty to secure suitable accommodation for an eligible applicant, section 73, which is the duty to help secure accommodation for homeless applicants, applies again. Where this happens, subsection (2) explains how the reference to the 56 day period in section 74(2) is to be interpreted.