Number of homeless veterans higher than official figures says support group

February 22, 2020

Figures showing the extent of homelessness among veterans across Wiltshire are not the full picture says the man behind the Veterans Hub Swindon.

 

Statistics from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show Wiltshire Council let properties to 53 armed forces personnel in urgent need of housing in 2019.

 

For the first three months of last year 450 people who have served in the armed forces were identified as statutorily homeless by local authority housing services across England.

 

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