The Local Government and Housing Committee published its report on Homelessness on 9 March 2023. (PDF 1.8MB)


The Committee wrote to targeted stakeholders in January 2022 inviting views on the homelessness situation at the time and on several specific issues.


In October 2022 the Committee agreed the terms of reference outlined below and wrote again to targeted stakeholders inviting views on the terms of reference.


Terms of reference

The Committee has agreed to examine:

  • The supply, suitability and quality of temporary accommodation currently being used to house people experiencing homelessness and the support services made available to them;
  • The impact living in temporary accommodation has on individuals and families;
  • The impact of the ongoing demand for temporary accommodation and support services on local authorities, their partners and communities;
  • Options to increase the supply of affordable and appropriate housing in the short to medium term to reduce the use of temporary accommodation;
  • Progress implementing Ending Homelessness in Wales: A high level action plan 2021-2026, and in particular the move towards a rapid rehousing approach.



Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

First published: 01/02/2022