58 people in need housed by the Nationwide Foundation so far this year

Funding from the Nationwide Foundation has housed 58 people into previously empty properties since the beginning of the year. The Nationwide Foundation funds organisations to bring empty properties into use as homes for people in need. Its funding enables the necessary renovations to be made to create decent, affordable homes.

The new homes have been created in Leeds and the North-East. To date, 30 adults and 28 children who were previously experiencing housing and homelessness issues have taken up affordable tenancies. These include: disadvantaged young people; people with mental health issues; care leavers; and families which have experienced domestic abuse. In some cases, families were previously sofa-surfing or living in squalid conditions. More homes funded by the Nationwide Foundation will be tenanted later in the year.

The Nationwide Foundation is funding seven organisations to bring empty properties into use. It is a registered charity set up by Nationwide Building Society and has awarded over £30 million to over 3,000 charitable causes across the UK since 1997.

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