Homelessness

Shareholders are pocketing billions in dividends – and it's making UK's housing crisis worse
Shareholder dividends are making the housing crisis worse
Tom Archer, Ian Cole

Shareholders are pocketing billions in dividends – and it's making UK's housing crisis worse

Homeless people are 16 times more likely to die suddenly, eye-opening study finds
homelessness can lead to a greater risk of heart attacks
Homelessness

Homeless people are 16 times more likely to die suddenly, eye-opening study finds

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences
Illustration of Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer and vendor Will Payne
Our vendors

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences

How Marvel's Spider-Man 2 video game perfectly exemplifies UK's housing crisis
Marvel's Spider-Man 2 on the PlayStation 5
Liam Geraghty

How Marvel's Spider-Man 2 video game perfectly exemplifies UK's housing crisis

1,000 asylum seekers in cash-strapped Birmingham face homelessness by Christmas
birmingham, suella braverman
Exclusive

1,000 asylum seekers in cash-strapped Birmingham face homelessness by Christmas

Labour vs Conservatives: Who has the right plan to end the UK housing crisis?
Conservatives' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer of Labour went head to head in party conference speeches but which one tackled the housing crisis head on
Rachael Williamson

Labour vs Conservatives: Who has the right plan to end the UK housing crisis?

‘It’s a humanitarian crisis’: Homeless families in temporary accommodation highest since records began
Martin has faced homelessness and lived in temporary accommodation
homelessness

‘It’s a humanitarian crisis’: Homeless families in temporary accommodation highest since records began

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all
Climate change minister Julie James has laid out plans to end homelessness in Wales
Homelessness

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all

UK is on brink of a mass homelessness crisis. Government must act now – before it's too late
World Homeless Day

UK is on brink of a mass homelessness crisis. Government must act now – before it's too late

Tories have failed – only Labour has vision and will to tackle homelessness, says shadow minister
Mike Amesbury
Mike Amesbury MP

Tories have failed – only Labour has vision and will to tackle homelessness, says shadow minister

Women who are sleeping rough are often hidden. It's a much bigger problem than anyone thinks
women's rough sleeping
Homelessness

Women who are sleeping rough are often hidden. It's a much bigger problem than anyone thinks

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say
Goldsmith Street in Norwich has been held up as a good example of social housing to tackle the housing crisis and end homelessness
Housing crisis

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say

GPs ‘struggling to treat homeless people’, study finds
homelessness
Homelessness

GPs ‘struggling to treat homeless people’, study finds

This is why we can't compare ourselves to Finland when it comes to homelessness
Kentish agricultural workers rising up in 1830
John Bird

This is why we can't compare ourselves to Finland when it comes to homelessness

Yet another beggar banned from asking for money. Does legal action really tackle the problem?
vagrancy act rough sleeping
Begging

Yet another beggar banned from asking for money. Does legal action really tackle the problem?

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme
Big Issue Invest

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme

'Substantial efforts' needed to improve knowledge of homelessness, landmark UN report says
United Nations secretary-general António Guterres has presented a report on homelessness
homelessness

'Substantial efforts' needed to improve knowledge of homelessness, landmark UN report says

'Profoundly worrying': Could Tories drop much-needed Renters Reform Bill like its net zero promises?
Protesters hold a banner which reads
Renters Reform Bill

'Profoundly worrying': Could Tories drop much-needed Renters Reform Bill like its net zero promises?

Tories will fail to end rough sleeping by 2024, experts warn, breaking manifesto pledge
homelessness
Homelessness

Tories will fail to end rough sleeping by 2024, experts warn, breaking manifesto pledge

Homeless charity transforms Ford Transit van to help rough sleepers with food, hygiene and shelter
A blue transit van
Rough sleeping

Homeless charity transforms Ford Transit van to help rough sleepers with food, hygiene and shelter