Briefing: Offering accommodation to street homeless people during the pandemic (England)

By: Deborah Garvie
Published: January 2022

Briefing: Offering accommodation to street homeless people during the pandemic (England)

On 20 December 2021, Eddie Hughes MP, Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing, wrote to all local authorities in England. He set out a £25 million funding package, and gave directions on:

  • who to accommodate

  • non-UK nationals who aren’t eligible for homelessness assistance

  • safe and appropriate accommodation