- With homeless rates increasing again the demand for emergency temporary accommodation, such as B&Bs, is getting higher.
- National Housing Federation research found that between January and March 2011 there were 2,750 families nationwide living in B&Bs.
- Over the same period in 2012 this had risen to 3,960, an increase of 44%.
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