Council searching southern England for homes for homeless families

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Local Government

Croydon Council is searching southern England for properties as it seeks to fix its homelessness crisis. The council's specially assembled housing supply taskforce has already secured 89 new properties. The number of families in temporary accommodation in Croydon has risen by 30% in the last year compared to an increase of less than 5% in London and 7% in England. Of the 89 new found properties, the vast majority are in Croydon, with a few in Bromley and Kent. The council has taken the action i...

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