Conservative policy has led to a ‘staggering’ rise in old people becoming homeless

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Conservative policy has led to a ‘staggering’ rise in old people becoming homeless

Post by Admin on Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:23 am

New government figures show that the number of older people becoming homeless is the highest in the past decade. These figures are a damning indictment of housing policy under this Conservative government.
“Staggering rise”

As housing charity Shelter reported, new government figures on homelessness show that:

In the last year, 2,520 people aged 60 and over were accepted as homeless – a staggering rise of 40% in the last five years, and the highest number for over a decade.

https://www.thecanary.co/uk/analysis/2018/06/28/conservative-policy-has-led-to-a-staggering-rise-in-old-people-becoming-homeless/
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