St Mungo’s response to the DCLG consultation on the Homelessness Code of Guidance

In this submission we comment on the draft DCLG Homelessness Code of Guidance, which sets out how local authorities should carry out their new duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

The Government has committed to halve rough sleeping in the current parliament and to end rough sleeping by 2027. In this consultation response, we recommend changes to the draft guidance so that the Homelessness Reduction Act can successfully prevent and tackle rough sleeping.