TACKLE WALES’ HOUSING SUPPLY SHORTAGE TO REDUCE HOMELESSNESS

 

 

 

Shadow Housing Minister Mark Isherwood challenged the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty this week over her statement on ?Homelessness Legislation, stressing that homelessness figures will only fall once the housing supply crisis facing Wales has been addressed.

 

 

 

 

Mr Isherwood referred to the fact that?in England, housing waiting lists have fallen by over 300,000, from 1.7 million, since 2010, yet a report commissioned by the Welsh Government reported four years ago that housing waiting lists in Wales stood at 90,000 and the October 2014 Homes for All Cymru Manifesto starts: "‘There is a housing crisis with more than 90,000 households on waiting lists’.

 

 

 

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