Since the Government’s Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 came into force in April 2018, Doncaster continues to experience a wide range of reasons for homelessness, reinforcing the need for a wide partnership response to prevention. The Council has a statutory responsibility to provide housing to those who meet a range of criteria.
Welcome to Doncaster’s 10-year Housing Strategy. A clear strategy for responding to current and future housing needs is an essential requirement for borough growth and improvement. The availability and quality of housing has a direct impact on health, educational attainment, economic prosperity and community safety and cohesion – all of which are critical to Doncaster’s success and to the wellbeing of our residents and visitors.
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.