20 Aug 2020

Lockdown makes it harder to find homes for young homeless

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 20 August 2020

The lockdown in Tāmaki Makaurau has increased pressure on services trying to find housing for young homeless people. Lifewise says in the last lockdown, huge resources were put in to getting rough sleepers off the streets. But, it says it did not specifically help rangatahi into accommodation and now, another lockdown heightens the risk for them. Māni Dunlop speaks to Lifewise Youth Housing Team Leader Aaron Hendry.