Banding Structure

 

Band 1:

Urgent housing need - Local connection (except in one case, given below)

• People with an urgent medical need, e.g. hospitalised and unable to return to current home

• People who have an urgent need to move to an adapted property

• If your home has been destroyed by a disaster

• Someone leaving armed forces and needing accommodation

• Cases where a young person is leaving care or in danger of going into care

• Current tenant who has too many bedrooms and will take a smaller property

• Current tenant who has an adapted property they no longer need

• Homeless and fleeing violence or threat of violence (local connection not required)

• Other exceptional cases of urgent need

Band 2:

Housing need - Local connection

• Unintentionally homeless person

• Serious medical need which is affected by their housing

• People living in severely poor or overcrowded housing

• People living in properties lacking essential facilities, e.g. a toilet

• Someone needing an adapted property

• People who are suffering hardship because of their housing, e.g. someone needing to move to receive

essential support

Band 3:

Urgent housing need - No local connection

• People with an urgent medical need, e.g. hospitalised and unable to return to current home

• People who have an urgent need to move to an adapted property

• If your home has been destroyed by a disaster

• Someone leaving armed forces and needing accommodation

• Cases where a young person is leaving care or in danger of going into care

• Other exceptional case of urgent need

Band 4:

Housing need - No local connection (except in one case, given below)

• Unintentionally homeless person

• Serious medical need which is affected by their housing

• People living in severely poor or overcrowded housing

• People living in properties lacking essential facilities, e.g. a toilet

• Someone needing an adapted property

• People who are suffering hardship because of their housing, e.g. someone needing to move to receive essential support

• Intentionally homeless person (with or without local connection)

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