November 15, 2017

Germany: 150 percent rise in number of homeless since 2014

German government figures estimate the number of homeless people in the country to total around 860,000 — more than half of whom are refugees. That number is expected to rise a further 40 percent to 1.2 million by 2018.

Figures released on Tuesday by Germany's federal working group for homeless persons' assistance (BAG) point to a shrinking supply of affordable and social housing,.. Read more.


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