Explanatory Notes

Housing (Wales) Act 2014


17 September 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 Homelessness

Section 51 – Homelessness reviews

111.A local housing authority must undertake a homelessness review and publish the results. Subsection (1) sets out what must be included in the review. It includes the activities that are undertaken to prevent homelessness and the provision of accommodation and support for those who may become homeless in the authority’s area. The homelessness review must also review the resources available to the authority, including those available for its functions other than housing, as well as those available to other public bodies and third sector organisations for such activities. Subsection (2) sets out how the results of the review must be published.