They are your builders, bar tenders and couriers and their home is a cardboard mattress in a churchyard.
It’s being described as the ‘Cardboard Economy’ and charities fear it will only continue to grow when the furlough scheme ends in September.
Data shows that around a quarter of people in England who are either homeless or at risk of ending up on the streets actually have jobs.
Many live in make-shift homes in busy cities where they also earn their keep — as Sky’s home editor, Jason Farrell, reports.
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