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Councils urged to bypass temporary accommodation to tackle homelessness

An innovative ‘housing first’ model to tackle homelessness has been recommended.

The report published by David Goldie of The Highland Council states that traditional models of homelessness services usually involve moving people through different temporary accommodation until they are considered to be ‘ready’ to take up a tenancy. Once in a mainstream tenancy, these people will often receive only short-term housing support.

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