Homelessness during Covid-19: Manchester needs an approach based on prevention, not intervention

As more government funding is announced to fight homelessness during the Covid-19 pandemic, calls are being made in Manchester for a long-term approach based on prevention rather than intervention. £105 million of funding for the Westminster sponsored programme, ‘Everyone In’, has been announced to continue support being provided for the homeless, as local organisations and Manchester City Council emphasise the need for a long term approach to homelessness in the face of the Covid crisis. Last month Councillor Luthfur Rahman, lead member for homelessness for Manchester City Council, joined a growing number of voices asking the government to provide the … Continue reading Homelessness during Covid-19: Manchester needs an approach based on prevention, not intervention