Homeless totals rise; spend falls
Posted: 17 Aug 2012 @ 00:45
THE number of people who are made homeless has increased by 25
per cent over the past three years, at the same time as public
spending on homelessness has fallen, a new study suggests.
The data company SSentif reports that 50,290 households were
identified as "priority homeless" by councils in England in
2011/12, an increase of 6130 on the previous year. The largest
increases in numbers being made homeless were recorded in
Birmingham, which reported 3929 households as homeless, ...
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