New strategy to aims to prevent homelessness

Reference: 
054/13
Date: 
Tue, 06/18/2013

A new five year strategy to help prevent homelessness in East Cambridgeshire has been adopted as the District Council looks to better meet the needs of its residents.

At a meeting of the Development and Transport committee, Councillors heard how pressures in the housing system had led to a significant increase in the number of people placed in Bed and Breakfast accommodation and the subsequent financial cost to the authority.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:New strategy to aims to prevent homelessness