“Homelessness means not having a home. Even if you had a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This is because you may not have any rights to stay where you live or your home might be unsuitable for you”. Shelter Cymru

Examples

  • If you’ve been asked to leave by family or friends due to a relationship breakdown and have nowhere to go
  • If you’re within 2 months of the end of tenancy or under threat of eviction
  • Unable to remain in your current housing due to domestic abuse or other abuse, affordability issues, or due to poor conditions such overcrowding or disrepair
  • Sleeping Rough
  • Living in insecure or temporary housing
  • Living in short term hostels, night shelters, direct access hostels
  • Living in bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Moving frequently between relatives and friends
  • Squatting