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Prince William pays tribute to 'brave' rough sleepers at visit to Sheffield homelessness project
Prince William launches Homewards
Homelessness

Prince William pays tribute to 'brave' rough sleepers at visit to Sheffield homelessness project

Sadiq Khan pledge to build 40,000 new council homes in London hailed as 'big step forward'
Housing crisis

Sadiq Khan pledge to build 40,000 new council homes in London hailed as 'big step forward'

The Beautiful Game: Everything you need to know about Netflix's new Homeless World Cup film
Colin Farrell with the Scottish team, holding a football
Homeless World Cup

The Beautiful Game: Everything you need to know about Netflix's new Homeless World Cup film

Most rough sleepers say they're treated unfairly by police, damning study reveals
rough sleeper appearing to be stamped on by police in BBC video
Homelessness

Most rough sleepers say they're treated unfairly by police, damning study reveals

Tory plan to criminalise rough sleepers will 'destroy homeless people's spirits', MPs warned
rough sleepers risk being criminalised by the Vagrancy Act
Homelessness

Tory plan to criminalise rough sleepers will 'destroy homeless people's spirits', MPs warned

Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding
prison population
Prisons

Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding

Is social impact investing the solution to the temporary accommodation crisis?
Lee Big Society Capital social impact investing
Big Issue Invest

Is social impact investing the solution to the temporary accommodation crisis?

Inside the Big Issue: Cate Blanchett and The New Boy
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: Cate Blanchett and The New Boy

I was made homeless aged 16. Rough sleeping is completely different for women than it is men
Lainey International Women's Day
Homelessness

I was made homeless aged 16. Rough sleeping is completely different for women than it is men

Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker Lorna Tucker named Big Issue ambassador
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son film director Lorna Tucker has been named as a Big Issue ambassador
Big Issue ambassador

Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker Lorna Tucker named Big Issue ambassador

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous
homelessness
Rick Henderson

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous

It's a 'surprise' more homeless children haven't died in temporary accommodation, charity says
55 children died while living in temporary accommodation
Homelessness

It's a 'surprise' more homeless children haven't died in temporary accommodation, charity says

BBC Radio 1 star Dean McCullough shares his experience of homelessness: 'You don't have to be lonely'
Youth homelessness

BBC Radio 1 star Dean McCullough shares his experience of homelessness: 'You don't have to be lonely'

Big Issue founder John Bird celebrates vendors at House of Lords – and vows to help end destitution
National Vendor Week

Big Issue founder John Bird celebrates vendors at House of Lords – and vows to help end destitution

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power
rough sleeping
Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power

No-fault eviction notice periods must be increased to four months, government told
Protesters with coloured placards
Renters Reform Bill

No-fault eviction notice periods must be increased to four months, government told

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds
build social housing to end the housing crisis
Housing crisis

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds

This ex-Big Issue vendor spent seven years homeless. Now she's using her experience to help others
Former Big Issue vendor Sharon Clint
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This ex-Big Issue vendor spent seven years homeless. Now she's using her experience to help others

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts
MMA class to prevent homelessness in Sheffield
Homelessness

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts

Writer Neil Ansell: 'Homelessness stalked me all my life, but I made peace with it'
Neil Ansell

Writer Neil Ansell: 'Homelessness stalked me all my life, but I made peace with it'