Hidden issues behind rough sleeping crisis in Britain

Government figures show that there has been a sharp rise in homelessness in the UK. Ylenia Lemos has a special report for The-Latest on the crisis.

According Britain's communities department, 44,160 households were deemed as homeless last year - a 10 per cent increase on the previous year. It is estimated that at least 4,672 people are sleeping rough in London and experts predict that homelessness in the capital is set to increase.

There are a number of organisations working hard to improve the situation. Christian based charities believe that their approach to the problem is providing a constructive way forward. Take a listen to Ylenia's podcast. HOMELESS LONDON by yl3nia