Rough Sleeping

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK
Homelessness

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK

A new study by academics at Heriot-Watt University found ethnicity, migration background and discrimination increase the risk of homelessness. Professor Glen Bramley explains

The number of people sleeping rough in England could be double the official count
Homelessness

The number of people sleeping rough in England could be double the official count

A single-night count showed almost 3,000 people were sleeping rough in England in September. But a new official estimate showed the true figure could be more than 6,600

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year
Homelessness

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year

The number of young people who died without a stable home increased by 63 per cent as the Office for National Statistics found homeless deaths rose by 7 per cent overall in 2021

The fight is on to ensure the Vagrancy Act stays dead
Layla Moran

The fight is on to ensure the Vagrancy Act stays dead

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time
Homelessness

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time

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‘It’s a big worry’: Michael Gove hints government could miss target to end rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

‘It’s a big worry’: Michael Gove hints government could miss target to end rough sleeping

Autumn Statement: What Jeremy Hunt needs to do to end rough sleeping for good
Homelessness

Autumn Statement: What Jeremy Hunt needs to do to end rough sleeping for good

How many veterans are homeless in the UK?
Homelessness

How many veterans are homeless in the UK?

A veteran who was living in his car 18 months ago will march at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Remembrance

A veteran who was living in his car 18 months ago will march at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday

Rough sleeping in London up 25% in one year – and outreach workers fear it will get worse
Rough sleeping

Rough sleeping in London up 25% in one year – and outreach workers fear it will get worse

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

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

What are the solutions to homelessness?
Homelessness

What are the solutions to homelessness?

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws
Rough sleeping

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws

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5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces
Homelessness

5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces

Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral
Queen Elizabeth

Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral

Rough sleeping minister Eddie Hughes quits just days after publication of rough sleeping strategy
rough sleeping

Rough sleeping minister Eddie Hughes quits just days after publication of rough sleeping strategy

6 things we learned from the government’s new rough sleeping strategy
Rough sleeping

6 things we learned from the government’s new rough sleeping strategy

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?
Housing

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?

The homeowners offering homeless people a place to stay
homelessness

The homeowners offering homeless people a place to stay

Homeless outreach group offers sleeping bags to those in need after huge donation
Homelessness

Homeless outreach group offers sleeping bags to those in need after huge donation

New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’
HOMELESSNESS

New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’

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What is Housing First and how can it solve homelessness in the UK?
Housing

What is Housing First and how can it solve homelessness in the UK?

‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers
Homelessness

‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months
Rough sleeping

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months

Government urged to bring in new laws to protect homeless people in heatwaves
Heatwave

Government urged to bring in new laws to protect homeless people in heatwaves