The greatest uncertainty is over how many will be willing to accept the offer of accommodation.
Posts Tagged: Homelessness
Many are vulnerable people in need of specialist help. Far better use could be made of the existing Public Health budget.
Neil O’Brien: How the Conservatives can do better with younger voters. And remain a compassionate party.
After crushing Labour last year, it might be tempting to rest on our laurels. But we need to act now to keep the extreme left locked out of Number 10.
A new book explains why building land is prohibitively expensive.
The cost of putting individuals and families into temporary accommodation is significant. Finding secure accommodation is imperative.
The Chancellor says poor and homeless people have always suffered when Labour leaves an economic crisis, and a Corbyn government would be no different.
Our analysis shows that any political party will struggle to win a working majority if they fail to connect with the poorest voters across Britain.
The individual beggars are often the victims of modern slavery. They account for their monies to their gang masters.
Rosalind Beck: The Government’s war on landlords will only make the housing crisis worse for the lowest-paid.
There needs to be the ability to evict when that is justified. Undue delay and obstruction and the rental market will shrink.
Paul James: I’m proud of what we achieving in Gloucester. But more incentives are needed for new housing.
The New Homes Bonus must not be eroded, and the constraints on small urban local authorities should be recognised.
Holly Whitbread: Pod units are providing the homeless in Epping Forest with the emergency accommodation they need
This innovative solution is preferable to bed and breakfast accommodation. Residents who live in a pod can live more independently, cooking their own food.
They are chosen not from a factional or ideological standpoint, but from what I see while doing the job of Mayor.
Government should be passionate about self-reliance, but we must also recognise the transformative power of an enabling state.
The problem is Parliament putting new legal obligations on local authorities, for worthy causes, but then leaving the cost to fall on Council Taxpayers.
The challenge is complex. New factors such as poor EU migrants and increasing drug use are driving it.