SHOCK CITY: RESILIENCE AND THE ANTHROPOCENE » housing

Posted: December 1, 2015 | Full size is 1403 × 1070 pixels

Alongside the mad dash to profit from gentrification are a number of other factors.
Housing benefit cuts and the bedroom tax have contributed to more social and private housing evictions and soaring numbers of homeless families in temporary accommodation.
Official figures show that homelessness is rising – ‘In England, more than 81,000 households were found to be homeless during 2013/14.’ 24.000 of those are in London. also on the increase, rough sleepers with an estimate now at around 10,000 people sleeping on the streets.


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