Publication - Consultation paper

Improving temporary accommodation standards: consultation

Published: 22 May 2019
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781787818408

Views sought on extending the seven day restriction to all people experiencing homelessness and introduction of a new standards framework.

34 page PDF

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34 page PDF

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Improving temporary accommodation standards: consultation
Footnotes

34 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. See Annex B for Section 24 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 in full

2. See Annex C for Section 9 of the Homelessness etc (Scotland) Act 2003 in full

3. See Annex D for the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014 in full

4. See Annex E for Article 2 of the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017 in full

5. See Annex D for the exact definition of unsuitable accommodation as published in the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014, articles 4, 5 and 6 refer

6. The Code of Guidance on Homelessness is currently under review and will be updated in due course

7. See Annex F for the statistics published January 2019 for breaches of the Unsuitable Accommodation Order for Scottish local authorities until 30 September 2018

8. s6(c) and (d) Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014

9. CIH/Shelter guidance on standards for temporary accommodation in full: https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/322677/Temporary_Accommodation_Guidance.PDF/_nocache


Contact

Email: Homelessness_External_Mail@gov.scot