- 13 Sep 2017
House prices soaring, wages falling, homelessness resulting
location: united kingdom
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Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter says there is 'a desperate shortage of affordbale housing' in the UK and is calling for the government to unfreeze the ocal housing allowance. Over the last six years there has been a 60% rise in households in temporary accommodation, which includes 120,540 children. A snapshot overnight count last autumn recorded 4,134 rough sleepers, a 134% hike since the Conservatives took power.