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HOMELESS' CHARITIES ACCUSED OF GROSS INEFFICIENCY

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Charities for the homeless in London are being accused of gross inefficiency, reports BBC Leicester. ...
Charities for the homeless in London are being accused of gross inefficiency, reports BBC Leicester.

A Radio 5 Live investigation suggests that enough money is collected to give a home to every homeless person.

Last year charities set up to help the homeless in London raised more than £100m. They say that 20,000 people live in hostels or on the streets. According to their own figures that is enough to pay the mortgage on a £60,000 house for each homeless person in the capital.

In total, 116 charities run more than 500 projects. They employ 3,000 staff.

Some charity officials openly admit services are being duplicated and admit that unless they co-ordinate their work they risk losing public support.
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