Mum-of-three: 'I couldn't afford food for my children'

Homeless charity Shelter has said the number of homeless families in Britain has been "rising steadily over recent months".

Daybreak's Carla Eberhardt speaks to mum-of-three Erika Garratt who had her home repossessed last year and had to move back in with her parents.

Ms Garratt said: "We just completely ran out of money. I was having to get family to buy food and we were relying on clothes gifts. It was stressful and awful."

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75,000 children homeless

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