Homeless Link responds to government consultations as one voice that reflects the views and experience of our members. Here you can find the latest information on consultations we are responding to and those of interest.
To respond to a consultation that Homeless Link is submitting please email Helen Mathie, Head of Policy.
To find out more about London specific consultations visit our London Page.
The Department for Work & Pensions has announced that it is now consulting on its decision to remove access to Housing Benefit for European Economic Area (EEA) jobseekers who are entitled to income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance. This reform came into effect on 01 April 2014 and involves an amendment to Regulation 10(3B) of the Housing Benefit Regulations. The relevant statutory instrument can be found here
The call for evidence will focus on a series of questions, including:
The closing date for responses is 30 May 2014.
Homeless Link has made numerous submissions in response to government consultations, white and green papers and select committees. These submissions have been made across a variety of government departments on issues including the NHS restructure, Housing Benefit changes, Evaluating the Extent of Rough Sleeping and Drug Strategy, to name but a few. Check out our Responses and Submissions page to see an overview or to download a response.