Temporary accommodation 'can be very isolating'
4 November 2013 Last updated at 09:59 GMT
Temporary accommodation can be "very isolating" and cause knock on health and behavioural problems, a mother has warned.
Julia Salvidge and her son were initially placed in a shared house with six other families, before being moved to a bed and breakfast for three months.
The charity Shelter says more than 80,000 children in the UK face spending Christmas living in temporary housing.