'Housing emergency' council calls for Whitehall action

By Mark Conrad | 12 March 2024

A council that recently declared a housing emergency has written to six Whitehall departments, urging them to ‘take decisive action’ because the situation is deteriorating.

Crawley BC called for cross-Government action due to the unprecedented temporary accommodation demands facing the Sussex borough.

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