S59 SUITABLITY & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Local authority should take into account the Suitability of accommodation for persons who are or may be priority need. Local authorities should take account of the proximity of a perpetrator of an alleged domestic abuse or victims of an abuse when considering the location of accommodation.

Local Authorities should take into account 

  • specific health needs
  • proximity & accessibility of social services
  • proximity & accessibility of family, other support
  • disability
  • location of domestic abuse perpetrator

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