- Reform homelessness law, including placing a stronger duty on local authorities to prevent homelessness and allowing them to use suitable accommodation in the private sector;
- Place a duty on local authorities to provide sites for Gypsies and Travellers where a need has been identified.
Housing (Wales) Bill - Focus Groups
Published 07/02/2014   |   Last Updated 07/02/2014
In September 2013 the National Assembly for Wales’ Outreach team held workshops in preparation for the introduction of the Housing (Wales) Bill to the Assembly. On the 19 November 2013 the Housing (Wales) Bill was introduced to the Assembly by the Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Carl Sargeant AM. The Bill was passed to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee for Scrutiny. The Committee received 67 consultation responses. You can view these by visiting the Housing (Wales) Bill consultation webpage here: http://www.senedd.assemblywales.org/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=8828 As part of the consultation the Outreach team concentrated on two aspects of the Bill;