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In priority need

How we decide if you are in priority need of housing.

Examples of applicants who may be in priority need are:

  • you or a member of your household is pregnant
  • someone with dependant children aged under 16 or under 19 if they are in full-time education and live with you
  • homeless as a result of an emergency such as fire or flood
  • assessed as being vulnerable due to old age, mental illness or physical or some other special reason
  • at risk of violence
  • 16 or 17 years old (with some exceptions)

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