Shelter's Antonia Bance has told Daybreak that many families are today homeless for no fault of their own.
"Many of them have lost their job or their relationship has broken down. They don't want it to affect their kids, they don't know what to do," she said.
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Staying blustery for the next 24 hours with strong winds driving some rain, sleet and snow from west to east tonight.
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Student Charlie Mann was jailed for 16 months for the attack on his mother at their family home while high on Meow Meow.