1. What is homelessness?
The legal definition of homelessness is:
- you have nowhere to live in the UK or elsewhere
- you are afraid to go home because someone living there has been or may be violent to you or your family
- you have somewhere to stay but it is not reasonable for you to do so
- you have been issued with a notice to quit, possession order or eviction warrant
- you have been living with friends or relatives and have been asked to leave