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The ARCH annual report for 2015-16 is now available to view.

 

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Will Grenfell change attitudes towards rehousing homeless families? 31/08/2017 Labelled as Tenants

One of the lessons for government that may emerge from the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower is a better understanding and appreciation of the pressures on those families across the country that find themselves unintentionally homeless.

 

In a comment piece published in 24 Housing magazine ARCH Chief Executive John Bibby explores whether the government's "hands on" approach to rehousing those made homeless as a result of the fire will provide a valuable learning experience for government ministers and officials and lead to a commitment to reduce the unacceptable length of stay in temporary accommodation faced by many of the 77,000 + homeless families that were already living in temporary accommodation before the tragic fire at Grenfell and argues that to achieve this the government must make a genuine commitment to increase the supply of social rented housing to meet this need.

 

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