Districts squeezed out of new burdens cash

By Heather Jameson | 24 June 2021

District councils have been squeezed out of new burdens funding for housing victims of domestic abuse due to a £8,000 cut off point.

Under the new Domestic Abuse Act, victims of abuse seeking housing have been changed from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘priority’ in a bid to ensure no one stays with an abusive partner.

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