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Council cuts push specialist housing for vulnerable people into the cold

Charities say 14% fall in spending by councils on supported housing for people with mental health issues is short-sighted and will cost more in the long run Last November, housing staff at one housing association were confronted with a tenant claiming to have a bomb in his bag; in another incident, an officer from another housing provider claimed to have been held hostage by a man who believed there was an alien outside his home.
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