Cross-party MPs have called for a dedicated annual fund of £100m to keep rough sleepers off the streets after the coronavirus pandemic.
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In a report out today, the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee said that the government has a “golden opportunity” to ensure people do not return to the streets, having offered accommodation to 90% of rough sleepers during the pandemic.
To prevent people from returning to sleeping rough, the MPs suggested implementing a £100m annual funding stream for local authorities to ensure people are accommodated safely and securely.
The report said government will need
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