Homelessness disproportionately affects single mothers, research reveals

The number of women in temporary accommodation has increased by 88% over the last decade, according to research suggesting single mothers have been disproportionately affected by homelessness.

Almost one in three lone mothers are either in arrears with their rent or facing a constant struggle to keep their home, equating to 321,000 women. There are now 75,410 women in temporary accommodation, an increase on pre-Covid levels despite the extra help put in place during the pandemic.

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