Housing (Scotland) Act 2001: update and guidance

Guidance on section 5 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 and an update on the provision of temporary accommodation.

We distributed this updated guidance for the attention of:

  • local authority chief executives
  • local authority directors of housing
  • members of the homelessness monitoring group

It is designed to compliment the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001.

housing (scotland) act 2001 homelessness update.pdf


Email: ceu@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

Post: Scottish Government
Housing Services and Regeneration Division
Area 1J-88
Victoria Quay

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