Reduced government funding risks undermining homelessness prevention work in the capital, London boroughs have warned.
Even with the support measures unveiled by the chancellor, boroughs are braced for many of their residents facing cost-of-living pressures.
Snapshot analysis shows almost double the number of homeless women than men are in temporary accommodation in London.
94% of children due to start secondary school in London this September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools, data published on National Secondary Offer Day 2022 by the Pan London Admissions Board reveals.
London is to become an 'early adopter' of data-led methods for achieving the goal of ending rough sleeping.
The government’s boost to local authority funding provides short-term relief but cannot disguise the extreme pressures town halls will continue to face.
The London Councils Grants Committee has agreed funding for a four-year pan-London grants programme to tackle homelessness and combat domestic and sexual abuse. This latest phase of the grants programme, which will run from 2022 to 2026, is funded by London boroughs on a cross-party basis and will provide support to London’s most vulnerable residents.
London Councils welcomes the government's proposed new deal with the residential property developer industry to help fix the cladding crisis.
More than 86,000 children in the capital are set to spend Christmas in temporary accommodation.
The government has announced additional funding for councils' support for rough sleepers.