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  • Resettlement (homeless person)
  • A planned supported process of change in an accommodation context.[1] In particular, a process for vulnerable homeless people with a history of sleeping rough of securing access to long-term accommodation that best suits their needs and reasonable preferences, and of ensuring that they do not subsequently lose it, or move to less-suitable accommodation[2] The process by which people are enabled to live as full a life as possible within an appropriate form of housing[3]


    [1] National Resettlement Conference, Manchester (1995), at: http://handbooks.homeless.org.uk/resettlement/howtouse.

    [2]    Outreach and Resettlement Work with people Sleeping Rough by G. Randall and S. Brown, Department of the Environment (1995), at: http://handbooks.homeless.org.uk/resettlement/howtouse.

    [3]    Settlement and Housing Policy, Simon Community of Ireland (1994), at:

         http://handbooks.homeless.org.uk/resettlement/howtouse.


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