Saturday, August 25, 2012
Yes we are.
Between March and May 2012, the unemployment rate for 16-24-year-olds hit 21.9%. In January, the local housing allowance for under-35s was reduced and in February David Cameron discussed scrapping housing benefit altogether for under-25s. Elsewhere, studies by housing charity Centrepoint and umbrella group Homeless Link suggest that youth homelessness is on the rise.