Thursday, 20 July 2017

Homelessness Prevention ‘Achievable’ Within The Next Parliament

Homelessness prevention could be ‘achievable’ for some of the most high-risk groups; care leavers, prison leavers and survivors of domestic abuse within the next Parliament, according to an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness (APPGEH) report. The APPGEH is now urging the government to recognise the growing emergency of homelessness and establish a joined up, cross-government strategy to specifically tackle homelessness prevention among the identified groups. The report finds that with so many of these people already on the radar of police, local authorities, prisons and social services, it is ‘inexcusable’ that they should fall through the net, yet they continue to do so. Read more on 24housing.

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