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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