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What's next for Brighton homeless after lockdown measures?

WITH the cost of housing the homeless during the coronavirus crisis running into the millions of pounds, people are asking “what comes next?”.

In late March, central government demanded that all councils must provide accommodation for every rough sleeper and gave the authorities money to achieve it.

Brighton and Hove City Council homed its rough sleepers, reported to number about 200, by brokering deals with hotels and guest houses who were unable to accommodate guests following the announcement of lockdown measures.

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