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The City of Edinburgh Council, GB develops innovative pilots for Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan

The City of Edinburgh Council, GB Rapid Rehousing Plan


The proposed plan includes a homelessness prevention pilot directing staff toward high-risk residents before they lose shelter. A Youth Housing Hub with assessments and referral tools would prevent young residents from reaching the streets. Specialists would be embedded in homeless shelters for on-site care as part of the Pilot Psychologists in Hostels program. If approved, Edinburgh would also expand a Rapid Access Accommodation program created during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The City of Edinburgh Council, GB

Unitary authority in Scotland

United Kingdom


Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan



Edinburgh considers Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan revisions - Scottish Housing News

The City of Edinburgh Council will today consider plans to revise its five-year homelessness strategy to further strengthen support for people who need support. Members of the council's housing, homelessness and fair work committee will consider updates to the Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP) at a special meeting before it is submitted to the Scottish Government for consideratio ...

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