Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022

Experts worry about a looming crisis of homelessness. These are the rough sleeping figures and homelessness facts you need to know.

A government minister said hundreds of Ukraine refugees becoming homeless is a ‘trickle’
Ukraine

A government minister said hundreds of Ukraine refugees becoming homeless is a ‘trickle’

Refugee minister Lord Harrington told MPs 660 households facing homelessness is not “the overwhelming problem” as he insists Ukraine schemes can be the “blueprint” for how the UK deals with future refugee crises.

Rough sleeping in London down by a quarter in the last year
Rough sleeping

Rough sleeping in London down by a quarter in the last year

London Mayor Sadiq Khan warns cost of living crisis ‘threatens to reverse hard-won gains’.

What are homeless hostels?
Homelessness

What are homeless hostels?

‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William
Prince William x The Big Issue

‘I didn’t realise how tall he was’: Meet Dave Martin, the vendor who met Prince William

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‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage
Housing

‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage

Government faces rebellion after backtracking on plans to scrap Vagrancy Act laws
Rough sleeping

Government faces rebellion after backtracking on plans to scrap Vagrancy Act laws

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’
Prince William

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’

What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue
Prince William x Big Issue

What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue

Prince William and Big Issue vendor Dave in conversation: ‘Homelessness is an issue I want to fight for’
Prince William x Big Issue

Prince William and Big Issue vendor Dave in conversation: ‘Homelessness is an issue I want to fight for’

Prince William wants to ‘give the next generation less chance of being homeless’
Prince WIlliam x Big Issue

Prince William wants to ‘give the next generation less chance of being homeless’

Hundreds of Ukrainian refugee households have needed help to avoid homelessness
Housing

Hundreds of Ukrainian refugee households have needed help to avoid homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?
Homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?

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Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?
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Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?

LGBTQ+ icons including Munroe Bergdorf and Bimini Bon Boulash tackle queer homelessness through new portrait series
LGBTQ+ Homelessness

LGBTQ+ icons including Munroe Bergdorf and Bimini Bon Boulash tackle queer homelessness through new portrait series

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years
Housing crisis

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years

Could Eddie Hughes be the minister to end rough sleeping?
Rough sleeping

Could Eddie Hughes be the minister to end rough sleeping?

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose
Daniel Lavelle

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose

Lack of affordable housing leaves councils struggling to help families facing homelessness
Homelessness

Lack of affordable housing leaves councils struggling to help families facing homelessness

What would Big Issue vendors do if they were Queen for a day?
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What would Big Issue vendors do if they were Queen for a day?

‘Covid has made homelessness so much worse’: Meet the man who sleeps rough at Davos
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‘Covid has made homelessness so much worse’: Meet the man who sleeps rough at Davos

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Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: ‘People understand I’m just in a bad situation’
Housing

Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: ‘People understand I’m just in a bad situation’

Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement
Housing crisis

Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement

From sofa surfing to the stage: This artistic director wants to give people experiencing homelessness a new lease of life
Homelessness

From sofa surfing to the stage: This artistic director wants to give people experiencing homelessness a new lease of life

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance
prisons

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance

Ukraine’s gig economy workers are now delivering food for a homeless charity
Ukraine

Ukraine’s gig economy workers are now delivering food for a homeless charity

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to
Homelessness

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to

The remarkable rise of Ncuti Gatwa: From sofa surfing and Sex Education to Doctor Who
Doctor Who

The remarkable rise of Ncuti Gatwa: From sofa surfing and Sex Education to Doctor Who

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Homelessness

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK
Homelessness

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses
Homelessness

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses

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