£100m plan to take thousands of homeless people off the streets

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The PM aims to help homeless people “turn their lives around”, but charities warn the new strategy will not provide a “total fix”.

A £100m government plan to halve rough sleeping in England by 2022 and eradicate it by 2027 has been launched.

Raf 2bThousands of rough sleepers will be offered rapid specialist assessments and support, as part of a package of new measures announced by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire.

The Rough Sleeping Strategy will take a three-pronged approach of prevention, intervention and recovery.

About £30m will…

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