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How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness was launched in summer to warn of a coming storm. Falling Covid-19 support now risks homelessness on a scale we have never seen before and the costs of failing to act could be great

Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended
Housing

Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended

There were almost 5,000 landlord possessions in England and Wales between July and September – a 207 per cent increase on the previous three months.

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them
Housing

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them

No-fault evictions allow landlords to evict their tenants without giving a reason but government plans to axe them have now slipped into 2022.

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown
Housing

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted
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Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted

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Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes
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Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes

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