this report from Euronews highlights the rise in homelessness

quote "In new data, it’s been revealed that overall spending on homelessness has increased by 10.5% since 2021/22 and a majority of councils have reported their costs have gone up.

Some 298,430 households in England became homeless or were at risk of becoming homeless, including 104,460 families with children between April 2022 and March this year.

That’s according to the latest government figures which also show the number of households in temporary accommodation was 104,510 - the highest on record.

The data, published by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), also reveals that the number of people facing homelessness because they received a so-called ‘no-fault’ eviction notice increased by 27.4% to 24,260." verbatim


in other news

Which country handles homelessness the best?

well according to this report there are two [2] countries both Finland and Japan  have tackled this well known issue quote "

Finland's Fight Against Homelessness

Statistics on homelessness in Finland show that in 1989 there were roughly 16,000 people experiencing homelessness. Since then, that number has steadily declined to approximately 4,000 people in 2020. This is effectively a 75% decrease in homelessness over 30 years. Finland is also the only EU country that has experienced any decline in the number of homeless reported in the last 10 years." verbatim

quote "Japan's fight against homelessness

Japan is another country that is leading the charge to tackle homelessness. With a 12% drop in homelessness since 2018, Japan's population of people experiencing homelessness is roughly 3,992 people out of a population of 125 million." verbatim