[–] Redmage 2 points Edited

Can someone from the UK give a tl;Dr on what a housing counsel even is? I volunteer at a DV shelter here but have never heard of placing a victim in a new home.

Edit: (as in, we don't help her find a house, we obviously help her find shelter)

Do you mean "here" to mean the US? The US is a very patchwork system, every county has its own housing authority and as far as I know we don't have federal laws giving priority to DV survivors. But every housing authority has the power to find someone a home and fund it w/ section 8. Theoretically.

Idk UK laws but I'd imagine housing counsel is like that but is more uniform county to county than the US.