Milestone for housing scheme supporting the homeless

  • A project in Stockport that helps homeless people find accommodation has helped one hundred people. house_arrow.jpg

    The Homefinder project, part funded by CRISIS and led by the homelessness charity H3 has helped over a hundred homeless people find accommodation, reports 24dash.

    The project helps homeless people overcome the barriers they face in finding a deposit for a private landlord by offering a cashless guarantee in its place, known as a ‘bond’.

    Dominic Walker, HomeFinder scheme assistant said “It’s always rewarding to help someone move into a place they can call home, many for the first time who wouldn’t ordinarily be able to access the private rented sector.”

    Sheila Mason, H3 trustee added: “A lot of people would have very limited options of getting rehoused without Homefinder.  It’s brilliant to see a scheme like this get such a good uptake and to have helped so many people since its foundation.”

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