Call for change to 'dangerous' new immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough for deportation
New immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough will endanger lives, undermine progress in reducing homelessness and must be reconsidered, a collection of leading homelessness charities have warned in a message being sent to the UK Government.
Published 6 November 2020
Veteran homelessness charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received a generous grant from Comic Relief's Homeless Response Fund to help it absorb some of the financial impact of COVID-19.
Published 2 November 2020
Leading homelessness charities have written to national and UK governments seeking urgent support for people facing homelessness to be able to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Published 19 March 2020
Local authorities in England are to be given access to £3.2 million of emergency funding to help rough sleepers, or those at risk of rough sleeping, to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Published 18 March 2020
Housing and homelessness organisations in England have welcomed commitments in the UK government's new rough sleeping strategy, while calling for bold plans to tackle the causes of homelessness.
Published 13 August 2018
The UK government has dropped proposals to impose the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing and the wider social housing sector following widespread criticism of the policy.
Published 26 October 2017
Councils in England are buying one-way train tickets for homeless people to move them out of their area, it has been reported.
Published 18 October 2017
A sharp increase of homelessness across England, which is costing the public purse more than £1 billion a year, is “likely to have been driven” by the government's welfare reforms, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
Published 13 September 2017
The number of households accepted as homeless across England has increased by five per cent, according to official figures.
Published 24 September 2015