Saturday, 17 September 2016

£60m fund to tackle homelessness

An additional £60 million should be spent on tackling soaring rates of homelessness in the UK, the Liberal Democrats have urged today.

The funding would help local councils tackle homelessness by providing emergency accommodation and intervening early to prevent people losing their homes.

The Liberal Democrats are also calling for a clampdown on rogue landlords who unfairly evict private tenants, through the Renters’ Rights Bill currently going through Parliament.

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