Councils fear homelessness ‘tidal wave’

By Martin Ford | 01 March 2021

Local authorities are braced for a surge in the number of homeless people.

Based on survey responses from 148 local authorities in England, the annual homelessness monitor published by the charity Crisis found 94% of councils expect to an increase in people made homeless.

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