Avoiding an accommodation crisis

By Joanne Drew | 26 May 2017

There is clear consensus about the urgent need for the next government to deliver a viable funding arrangement to secure the future of supported housing. Recent government figures estimate that more than 700,000 people are in need, yet it is argued that there are 17,000 fewer supported homes available, with expectations that this gap will grow.

In the UK every year, 83,000 young people find themselves homeless and trapped in difficult circumstances.  Yet only a small proportion of young people that are homeless qualify with their local authority as being in priority need for a home.  

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