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DCN Responds to HCLG Committee Report on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping

DCN Responds to HCLG Committee Report on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping 22 May 2020 Responding to a Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee report calling for government to establish a £100 million housing support fund to end rough sleeping once...
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Power in Place District Councils’ Five-Point Manifesto for Recovery

Power in Place District Councils’ Five-Point Manifesto for Recovery In market towns and new towns, in cathedral cities, coastal communities and the countryside, our district councils hold the statutory, regulatory and licensing levers to rebuild the national economy one local...
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Coronavirus: Half a Million on Brink of Homelessness Due to Pandemic, Councils Warn

Coronavirus: Half a Million on Brink of Homelessness Due to Pandemic, Councils Warn Almost half a million households are at high risk of becoming homeless as a result of the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, new analysis for the...
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Avoid Rushing to the Rubbish Tip When They Re-Open- Councils Warn

Avoid Rushing to the Rubbish Tip When They Re-Open - Councils Warn Residents are being urged by councils to avoid rushing to the rubbish tip when they begin to reopen, and to think carefully about whether they really need to...
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District Councils’ Network responds to the First Homes consultation

The DCN supports the aim of First Homes to help more people buy their own homes in their local area. We recognise that many households aspire to home ownership but are unable to do so due to issues of availability...
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