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London’s domestic violence victims face longest wait for re-housing in 5 years

Visualisation: Jess Denham
Visualisation: Jess Denham

Victims of domestic violence in London are facing the longest wait for re-housing in five years, with the average household forced to remain in temporary accommodation for just over two years, writes Jess Denham.

The number of women seeking re-housing due to domestic abuse has risen by 62% since 2008 and remained steady in recent years, suggesting that support for those struggling is still lacking.   Continue reading London’s domestic violence victims face longest wait for re-housing in 5 years