Leeds 'tent city' protest ends as housing is secured

Leeds 'tent city' protest ends as housing is secured
 

Campaigners who set up a "tent city" to highlight the issue of homelessness in Leeds have ended an 18-day protest.
The group, known as Leeds Voice for the Homeless pitched dozens of tents at four different sites.
They claim the protest helped secure permanent or temporary housing for 31 homeless people.
The council says 15 people already had accommodation, but another 10 have been given a place to stay.
It added that six other people had been refused help and could not receive support "due to their status in this country".
In a statement, the council said: "The... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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