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.
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HAP is committed to using its outstanding training capabilities to address a high priority need affecting home, school and community.
Because the new fleet had a competing satellite communication system, a high priority need arose to unify the communications for the joined fleet.
You can be in priority need if you have dependent children, you're pregnant, you're under 18, you've recently left care or you are considered 'vulnerable', perhaps because you have health problems.
The new Act requires councils to provide services to all at risk of becoming homeless, on top of those with a priority need such as families with children and those who are vulnerable.
Now it seems that new hope may be on its way, in the shape of a Private Member's Bill introduced by MP Bob Blackman to bring in new legislation that would require councils to provide practical help to anyone who is homeless or at risk of losing their home - regardless of whether they are deemed to be in priority need.
Crane had been assessed as being vulnerable, with a priority need for housing.
Please explain how this funding formula helps to distribute money to those in priority need.
The donated items will be further handed over to the provincial government as per their priority need assessment.
To backtrack on this fundamental principle of equality by restricting emergency temporary accommodation, retaining priority need and allowing families with children to still be found 'intentionally homeless' would be hugely damaging to this vision.
Local authorities have a duty to provide secure settled accommodation for households who are unintentionally homeless and fall within priority need groups, such as families with dependent children, or vulnerable people.
Priority need categories also include applicants aged 16 or 17; 18 to 20-year-olds previously in care; people left vulnerable as a result of time spent in care, in custody, or the armed forces.

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