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Cut of £40m in help for tenants will ‘drive up homelessness’
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Cut of £40m in help for tenants will ‘drive up homelessness’

The government is cutting the funding it gives to councils in England and Wales to help struggling tenants by more than a fifth, with critics warning the move will drive up homelessness following the recent end of the Covid evictions ban and the end of the furlough scheme in September. Discretionary housing payments (DHPs) provide...