Reading’s homelessness crisis and what’s being done to stop people ending up on the streets

At FAITH Christian Group we are doing our bit to help reduce the risks associated with rough sleeping, especially by providing a Night Shelter in January to March each year.

Read Berkshire LIve’s report on what the government are doing here.

It’s been 18 months since a law to prevent and reduce homelessness was introduced. The Homelessness Reduction Act aims to tackle the homelessness crisis sweeping the country. It placed new responsibilities on councils to support those at risk. But how has Reading fared since the introduction of the act, in April 2018?