The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 has placed a duty of specified public bodies to notify an local housing authority of service users they consider may be homeless or threatened with homelessness (for example, it's likely they will become homeless within 56 days).
Before making a referral a public authority must:
The public services included in the duty are as follows:
For more guidance on the Duty to Refer please visit gov.uk
Our referred method to make a referral under the Duty to Refer is through our secure online portal.
Alternatively, you can email DutyToRefer@maidstone.gov.uk.
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