The DCLG has published the latest figures
on homelessness in England for the 1st
Quarter 2015. The number of households
accepted as homeless and the number of
households living in temporary
accommodation have increased compared to
the same quarter last year.
13,850 households were accepted
as homeless between 1 April and 30 June 2015 - five
percent up on the same quarter last
The total number of households
living in temporary accommodation awaiting the offer of settled
accommodation on 30 June 2015 was 66,980 - 12% higher than the same
date in 2014.