Emergency summit held amid temporary accommodation warnings

By Dan Peters | 01 November 2023

More than 150 councils this week attended an emergency summit as the cost of temporary accommodation to local authorities increases rapidly.

Launching a call for ‘urgent Government help’ ahead of this month’s Autumn Statement, councils gathered on Tuesday to discuss the ‘escalating social and financial crisis created by the unprecedented demand’ for temporary accommodation as they attempted to ramp up their lobbying.

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