Shelter’s response to government funding into three regional programmes to help rough sleepers

Shelter’s  response to the announcement that the government will be putting £28 million of funding into three regional programmes to help rough sleepers.

The Housing First pilots will run in Greater Manchester, the West Midlands, and the Liverpool City Region.

Shelter’s CEO Polly Neate said: “With rough sleeping at it’s highest in a decade this action to help people off the streets and into a safe, secure and affordable homes has never been needed more.
“Housing First offers a unique opportunity to tackle rough sleeping by moving people on the streets into a permanent home with the support to help them keep it.
“But it’s absolutely crucial that this is part of much broader plan from the government to fix our housing emergency.  It urgently needs to get on with the job of building many more genuinely affordable homes and make sure housing benefit reflects the cost of renting.”
Source of information Shelter

Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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