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Support services for single homeless people in England have lost £5bn since 2009, leaving people at risk with "nowhere to turn", charities say.

Analysis for St Mungo's and Homeless Link found as councils faced central government funding cuts, such services lost an average of £590m a year.

Rough sleeping, the most extreme form of homelessness, rose 165% over around the same period, the charities say.


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