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Guidance published around inquests into homeless deaths

There has been a steep rise in the number of homeless deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic, and only a small portion seem to be due to the virus itself. It is especially worrying that the numbers have risen at a time when the ‘Everyone In’ policy was in place to house rough sleepers

National partners including Shelter, the GM Law Centre and Museum of Homelessness have come together to produce a a short guide to the inquest process for bereaved families whose loved ones have died in emergency or hostel accommodation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can download the Guide describing the inquest process by following this link.