The government have said they will cut housing benefit for unemployed 18-21 year olds. This move could push young people who can’t live at home onto the streets.
‘For young people who have grown up in care, have no family left, or who cannot return home for fear of violence or abuse, housing benefit is a lifeline that keeps them off the streets.’
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Youth homelessness is already high enough, and what are politicians proposing? Taking even more away from those in need – pre-election article in the Independent.