The number of homeless people in the UK, a new Negative record.
About 170,000 families and individuals sleep in tents, cars, or public transport facilities, such as a on Sunday by the charity Crisis published study shows.
Crisis, called shortly before Christmas the government to tackle the Problem at the root. The Affected need more social supports to get them out of homelessness.
The majority of homeless by beat according to the study, with Couchsurfing, and Nights in Hostels. However, about 12.300 slept on the street, almost 12,000 vehicles and tents, as well as approximately 21,000 people in “unacceptable temporary accommodation”. These forms of homelessness had increased in five years to 100 percent. The University of Heriot-Watt study counted “households”, so both families as well as individuals.
According to the latest official statistics, almost 600 homeless people died last year in England and Wales. The men were, on average, only 44 women 42 years old. Causes of death were homicides, especially of self, alcohol and drug abuse.