priority need

priority need

in housing law, persons who are entitled to local authority housing ahead of others: pregnant women, persons residing with dependent children, emergency cases, those vulnerable from old age, mental illness or disability.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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A total of 5,180 were found to be unintentionally homeless and ``in priority need'' in 2001.
"The authority apologises for the disruption which occurred at the end of the last term, but, unfortunately, this was unavoidable given our priority need to ensure the safety of pupils and staff."
The whole system is seized up at the moment with thousands of households who are 'homeless and in priority need' which is the step beyond Ms Taylor's.
Councils will have to accept that anyone without a roof over their heads is a "priority need" and the UK government will have to ease benefit rules to help the homeless into work so they can afford rent.
In the West Midlands, 14,650 households were made homeless and marked as a priority need by the local authority, an increase of 1,440 on 2000.
The five new developments will in Oscott, Perry Barr, Four Oaks, Bournville and Shard End, all areas identified to be in priority need of new play provision.
School staff, on the other hand, reported that the life-planning subscale was the least important area of need and scored self-management as the top priority need for the students they taught.
Education is the priority need of all individuals so that it is compulsory to acquire it.
Or is it a donor-driven commercial enterprise pushed by influential brokers that are however not a priority need by the very people who will end up paying for them,' she added.

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