Homelessness

Peers vote to scrap the Vagrancy Act in controversial government bill
Vagrancy Act

Peers vote to scrap the Vagrancy Act in controversial government bill

The almost-200 year old legislation which criminalises rough sleeping could soon be axed after peers voted to amend the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill by a majority of 43 votes.

The pioneering university project helping homeless people get degrees
Homelessness

The pioneering university project helping homeless people get degrees

The University of Chichester’s Adversity to University programme helps people who have experienced homelessness get onto degree courses. This week it welcomed six new starters.

Changemakers 2022: Housing and homelessness
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Housing and homelessness

These are the Changemakers making a difference to one of the most basic human rights: having a roof overhead to call home.

Meet the former Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion
Our vendors

Meet the former Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion

Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic
The Big Issue

Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic

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Dreaming of a future when our leaders make plans for the long term
Opinion

Dreaming of a future when our leaders make plans for the long term

Housing First: What can Finland teach us about tackling homelessness?
Homelessness

Housing First: What can Finland teach us about tackling homelessness?

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and its poignant discussion of homelessness
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and its poignant discussion of homelessness

Premier League clubs and players are raising awareness of homelessness despite league bosses’ snub
Football

Premier League clubs and players are raising awareness of homelessness despite league bosses’ snub

Take One Leave One: The winter coat project helping to change lives
Activism

Take One Leave One: The winter coat project helping to change lives

Almost 230,000 households are experiencing homelessness this Christmas
Homelessness

Almost 230,000 households are experiencing homelessness this Christmas

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Government’s new £300m fund will stop ‘avalanche of homelessness’
Homelessness

Government’s new £300m fund will stop ‘avalanche of homelessness’

In the midst of another Covid battle it’s time to focus on those in need
John Bird

In the midst of another Covid battle it’s time to focus on those in need

When will people affected by homelessness get a Covid-19 vaccine?
Housing

When will people affected by homelessness get a Covid-19 vaccine?

Rough sleepers to be given accommodation and offered booster jabs
Omicron

Rough sleepers to be given accommodation and offered booster jabs

What can we learn from Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin?
Finland

What can we learn from Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin?

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners
Christmas

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners

‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas
The Big Issue

‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas

Will your football team be wearing an away kit on Boxing Day to raise awareness of homelessness?
Homelessness

Will your football team be wearing an away kit on Boxing Day to raise awareness of homelessness?

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Drop a gift under Social Bite’s Christmas trees to help homeless people this winter
Christmas

Drop a gift under Social Bite’s Christmas trees to help homeless people this winter

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid
Evictions

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid

The homelessness charity hoping to serve 200 Christmas dinners in a train station
Christmas

The homelessness charity hoping to serve 200 Christmas dinners in a train station

The Omicron variant could leave people out on the street this winter, charity warns
Homelessness

The Omicron variant could leave people out on the street this winter, charity warns

‘We’re starting to see the reality now’: Nearly 170,000 people are homeless in London
Homelessness

‘We’re starting to see the reality now’: Nearly 170,000 people are homeless in London

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns
Renting

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns

These before and after photos show the power of a haircut for people experiencing homelessness
Homelessness

These before and after photos show the power of a haircut for people experiencing homelessness

We should all be treated equally when in need
John Bird

We should all be treated equally when in need

Why do we accept that people experiencing homelessness die so young?
Rick Henderson

Why do we accept that people experiencing homelessness die so young?

Why are homeless people still dying without dignity?
Andrew Knee

Why are homeless people still dying without dignity?

Almost 700 homeless people died in 2020 – and real figure could be higher
Homelessness

Almost 700 homeless people died in 2020 – and real figure could be higher

Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’
Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’