This factsheet gives information about homelessness. It explains how your local authority can help you if you are homeless and the circumstances in which it has a duty to rehouse you.
Information on the allocation of council and housing association housing can be found in factsheet 8, Council and housing association housing. Information about private rented housing is contained in factsheet 63, Finding private rented accommodation.
Information on housing intended specifically for older people is in factsheet 64, Specialist housing for older people and factsheet 2, Buying retirement housing.