Number Of People In Homeless Accommodation Goes Above 10,000 For First Time Since February 2020
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The number of people in homeless accommodation has gone above 10,000 for the first time since February 2020.
According to figures from the Department of Housing for April, there were 10,049 in hotels and B&Bs – up 2 per cent from March’s total.
It includes 2,944 children.
The total from the Government doesn’t include Ukrainian refugees in pledged accommodation, Direct Provision, women in refuge centres or rough sleepers.