Poor social housing pushes young people into homelessness, report finds

Vulnerable young people are being pushed into homelessness by overcrowding and lack of safety in local authority housing, a new report from homelessness charity Centrepoint has found. More than two-thirds of vulnerable young people consulted with previously lived in at least one overcrowded home according to the report, which examines responses from more than 200 young people with experiences of homelessness. A third of respondents added that lack of privacy had been a key concern in a previous home, the report states. Read more.

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