The number of people becoming homeless in England between October and December 2005 was 27 per cent lower than in the same period the previous year, and the lowest number in the same period since 1985. This continues a downward trend which started in 2003. In addition, the number of households in temporary accommodation has fallen below 100,000 for the first time since 2004, and the number of people sleeping rough on our streets has also fallen to a record low . Read more about Homelessness...
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In this section you can find a copy of the Sustainable Communities: Settled Homes; Changing Lives strategy document plus policy briefings, statistics, guidance for Local Authorities and information on various homelessness initiatives.
Sustainable Communities: Settled Homes; Changing Lives
The strategy sets out the Government's plans on reducing homelessness further and halving the number of households in temporary accommodation by 2010.