Person sleeping on the street
Media playback is unsupported on your device

More people are sleeping rough, says Crisis charity

Homelessness in England has risen by almost a quarter, and is even higher in London, according to the charity Crisis.

The economic squeeze and a shortage of housing are leading to more people sleeping rough and seeking housing from their local authority.

The charity says young people have been particularly badly hit.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 04 Dec 2012