Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Homelessness Surges 34% Under Tory Government

The number of families being declared homeless has rocketed by more a third since the Conservatives took power in 2010, analysis of new official statistics has revealed.  Between April 2016 and March 2017, 59,100 families were declared homeless by local authorities in England – a rise of 34 per cent on the same period in 2010-11. The statistics paint a bleak picture of the UK housing crisis and the impact a lack of decent, affordable homes is having on thousands of families. There has been a 60 per cent increase in the number of families being housed in insecure temporary accommodation. Read more on the Independent website.

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