Call for investment in homelessness data

By Dan Peters | 19 November 2021

The head of Whitehall’s ‘what works’ centre on homelessness has called for better data infrastructure to help achieve the end of rough sleeping by 2024.

Chief executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact, Lígia Teixeira, made the call after the Government admitted it had backtracked and decided not to ask councils that had received funding from the Next Steps Accommodation Programme to report how many people helped by Everyone In had since returned to rough sleeping.

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