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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

CIH comment on Queen's speech


Commenting on today’s Queen’s speech, CIH chief executive Terrie Alafat CBE said: "At a time when more and more people are becoming homeless, we are disappointed that government has not taken this opportunity to introduce a new duty for local authorities to prevent people losing their homes.

"We’ve seen the positive impact that a homelessness prevention duty has had in Wales with a 70 per cent success rate in the first three quarters of 2015/16 – so we urge government to consider seriously the scope to introduce similar measures in England."

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