'Raise benefits to aid homeless'

By Chris Mahony | 10 October 2019

Campaigners are urging ministers to increase housing-related benefits and to support social house-building following the publication of several reports and datasets on World Homeless Day today.

Research by the National Housing Federation revealed that 94% of homes are unaffordable for local housing allowance (LHA) claimants – with some towns only having one affordable property available. In some areas the LHA covers less than 1% of private rental properties, the analysis suggests.

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