'I would have died without Help to Rent'

For Steve, homelessness started when his relationship broke down.
He moved into shared accommodation and after going into hospital with pneumonia he came home to find the landlord changing the locks.
His housemate, who was supposed to be paying the rent, had kept the money and they were all evicted.
Soon he was on the streets.
"People think if you're homeless you must be some kind of addict or a bad person," he says. "But it takes such a little spark to cause the fire of homelessness. And trying to find help is actually quite hard because it's not that well signposted."... read more

21 November 2017 in Politics, Views: 69
Source: BBC

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