Rural homelessness counts – a call to action

New research has shown that homelessness in rural communities represents a real and growing crisis. There has been a 24% rise in levels of rough sleeping in rural areas in just one year, as the cost-of-living crisis continues to bite, and housing unaffordability makes finding and keeping a safe place to stay out of reach.

This policy briefing by a coalition of rural charities and housing associations, including ACRE outlines the change that’s needed to bring about an end to homelessness in the countryside.