Social justice secretary Alex Neil has condemned the UK government’s Immigration Bill which he said will increase levels of homelessness and discriminate against migrants rather than reduce immigration.
Published 18 September 2015
Hundreds of people from across central Scotland will spend the night together outdoors to raise awareness of youth homelessness.
Published 16 September 2015
While watching the Homeless World Cup matches taking place in Amsterdam this week, it is easy to forget that the players come from challenging environments. Often they face problems with substance abuse, violence and homelessness. The smiles on the pitch not only represent a goal scored or a match won, they are also a sign of regained hope.
Published 15 September 2015
A new report on the link between homelessness and re-offending has called for housing to be made a priority in the forthcoming National Strategy for Community Justice in Scotland.
Published 10 September 2015
Tax changes from the UK government could result in an increase in private rents and leave tenants facing homelessness, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned.
Published 1 September 2015
By Beth Reid, policy manager at Crisis Scotland
Published 27 August 2015
Published 27 August 2015
A Moray Council committee has approved a draft homelessness strategy for the next three years, which will now be put to consultation among the community.
Published 20 August 2015
New Welsh legislation aimed at preventing homelessness has been welcomed in research released today by homelessness charity Crisis.
Published 11 August 2015
The developer behind plans to turn a former pub into a homeless hostel has insisted it will carry on with the project after Glasgow City Council revealed it would not refer people to the service.
Published 5 August 2015
Residents at a Loretto Care facility in Grangemouth are enjoying their new sensory garden.
Published 4 August 2015
Despite the introduction of some of the most progressive homelessness legislation in the world, less than half of single homeless people in Scotland are found accommodation when they ask for help, according to a new report by homelessness charity Crisis.
Published 30 July 2015
A Glasgow pub once owned by Celtic legend Billy McNeill could be turned into a homeless hostel.
Published 29 July 2015
Intervening to help people when they first become homeless can save between £3,000 and £18,000 for every person helped, according to a new study.
Published 28 July 2015
As many as 1,000 young Scots will be forced into homelessness as a result of the “catastrophic” impact Tory welfare cuts could have on our most vulnerable 18 to 21-year-olds, Shelter Scotland has warned.
Published 27 July 2015