Let’s end rough sleeping

By Lord Kerslake | 06 September 2021

Street homelessness, or rough sleeping as it is commonly called, is deeply damaging to those experiencing it and to society at large. The health consequences of prolonged street homelessness are known to be severe and the costs of treatment and support escalate sharply the longer people are on the streets. For homeless young women, the risks of exploitation are high.

This is why the Government has rightly committed to ending rough sleeping by 2024.

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