Kevin Hollinrake MP: An opportunity to tackle housing crisis

Kevin Hollinrake MP: An opportunity to tackle housing crisis
 

The only way we are going to tackle the worrying increase in homelessness and the wider housing crisis is by building more homes, particularly more truly affordable homes.
That was a key point in my recent speech in Parliament during the debate on temporary accommodation.
There are currently 78,000 people in temporary accommodation, including hostels and bed and B&Bs. That’s an increase of 63 per cent on the 2010 figure although, mercifully, much lower than its peak of 100,000 in 2003. We need more affordable homes (up to 80 per cent of market value) and more social homes (50 per cent... read more

 
14 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 38
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