Homeless rise comes as huge bill to taxpayer

Homeless rise comes as huge bill to taxpayer

A SURGE in new homeless cases is expected to see Stratford-on-Avon District Council spend around £450,000 more than anticipated tackling the issue this year.
Based on the first three months of the financial year, the council expects costs to rocket as extra resources are devoted to tackling homelessness.
The money will be spent on additional staff, who have been taken on to deal with the demand, plus the costs of accommodating those who have been accepted as homeless whilst a home is found.
The Herald has been unable to obtain firm figures from the district council this week that show the... read more

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