Not Even Low Unemployment Can Ward Off The Scourge Of Homelessness As Rents Rise And Wage Growth Slows

Official figures show homelessness is rising. Against a backdrop of low unemployment yet slowing wage growth, there has been a 10% rise in the number of homeless households in England. That’s according to the latest figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) which revealed that local authorities accepted 15,170 households as being homeless during…