What help can I get if I’m homeless?
If you pass all 4 homelessness tests, or hurdles, you will be awarded Full Duty Applicant status. Full Duty Applicants are entitled to offers of permanent accommodation from the Housing Executive and housing associations.
If no permanent accommodation is available immediately, the Housing Executive has a duty to offer you temporary accommodation until suitable permanent accommodation becomes available. It may also help store your personal belongings until permanent accommodation is found for you.
What sort of temporary accommodation can I expect?
Even when you get your Full Duty Applicant status, it may take some time for the Housing Executive to find you a permanent home. While you are waiting on a permanent home, the Housing Executive will have a duty to offer you temporary accommodation. More
How long before I get permanently housed?
It is not possible to say how long you will have to wait for permanent accommodation. This depends on the aera you want to live in, the type of housing you need and how many points you have. Waiting lists are pretty long and some people have to wait a long time for an offer. More
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