Domestic abuse is to blame for forcing women into homelessness

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The Homeless Fund: Domestic abuse to blame for forcing women onto the streets
Almost all homeless women have experienced domestic violence, according to studies

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Domestic abuse is the third most common trigger of homelessness in London, the boss of Shelter warned on Monday as she called for more support to tackle the problem.

Polly Neate said it was vital to raise awareness of how serious domestic abuse is as a “trigger” for women losing their homes – and praised The Independent’s “brilliant” appeal.

Shelter is a member of the London Homeless Collective, a group of 23 charities brought together by our two-year project to tackle the capital’s homelessness crisis. Using money raised by our Homeless Fund appeal, the collective will work to target the worst gaps – starting with services for women.

Research from the University of York and the Centre for Housing Policy says that almost all homeless women…

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