Child becomes homeless every eight minutes, report finds

A child in Britain becomes homeless every eight minutes, a new report by a leading charity has found.

National homelessness charity, Shelter, has found 183 children – enough to fill two double-decker buses – lose their homes per day.

The “Generation Homeless” report released on Tuesday is the first time the charity has been able to uncover the rate at which children are made homeless, as opposed to more general figures.

The report found child homelessness is at its highest rate since 2006 and at least 135,000 children will be living in temporary accommodation…
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