Government warned of 'soaring summer of homelessness'

By Dan Peters | 16 June 2021

The Government will fail to fulfil its manifesto commitment of ending rough sleeping for good by 2024 without a cross-Whitehall strategy for reducing homelessness, it has been warned.

With the 15-month eviction ban having ended at the end of last month, several charities and think-tanks are fearful that thousands of households may be made homeless in the coming weeks.

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