The rise in the number of people sleeping rough across Wales is due to UK Government welfare reforms, according to the communities secretary.
Carl Sargeant AM spoke to ITV Cymru Wales as part of our week-long, in-depth look at homelessness.
He said the reforms have had a 'transformational' effect on our communities.
The AM also told presenter Andrea Byrne that Tuesday's call from actor and campaigner Michael Sheen for 'strong leadership' on the issue of homelessness was NOT a criticism of First Minister Carwyn Jones.
Watch the interview with Carl Sargeant AM in full: