Rough Sleeping

Scotland needs real-time rough sleeping count to save lives
rough sleeping and temporary accommodation in Scotland is under the spotlight on Buchanan Street in Glasgow
homelessness

Scotland needs real-time rough sleeping count to save lives

The Salvation Army has warned a ‘serious data gap’ on the number of people sleeping rough on the streets and how people are dying in temporary accommodation is hampering attempts to eradicate homelessness in Scotland
This government failed to end rough sleeping – so now they're trying to police it out of existence
The Criminal Justice Bill criminalises rough sleeping
Tom Kerridge

This government failed to end rough sleeping – so now they're trying to police it out of existence

'Each brush tells a story of hope': Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets
homeless artist David Bedford
Homelessness

'Each brush tells a story of hope': Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024

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?

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks
homeless women are counted in the women's rough sleeping census
Homelessness

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks

Rough sleeping in London up 33% in a year: 'This is a national scandal'
Rough sleeping

Rough sleeping in London up 33% in a year: 'This is a national scandal'

Whoever is named London mayor has a big job ahead of them to eradicate rough sleeping
Sadiq Khan on rough sleeping in London
Alexia Murphy

Whoever is named London mayor has a big job ahead of them to eradicate rough sleeping

London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'
Sadiq Khan speaks at a press conference in St Johns Church Waterloo
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London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'

Home Office whistleblower reveals 'shame' of working on 'crackpot Tory' plan to criminalise homelessness
Criminal Justice Bill will criminalise 'nuisance rough sleeping and begging'
Homelessness

Home Office whistleblower reveals 'shame' of working on 'crackpot Tory' plan to criminalise homelessness

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will 'punish people with nowhere to go'
Tents in Brighton for rough sleepers who face being criminalised under the Criminal Justice Bill
Rough sleeping

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will 'punish people with nowhere to go'

'People should not be arrested if they smell': Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness
The Criminal Justice Bill could be set to criminalise homelessness and rough sleeping
Homelessness

'People should not be arrested if they smell': Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness

ONS U-turns on plan to stop publishing data on deaths of homeless people after furious outcry
homeless deaths
homelessness

ONS U-turns on plan to stop publishing data on deaths of homeless people after furious outcry

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

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

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

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

How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'
Former Big Issue vendor Adam Khan
Our vendors

How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'

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

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

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son
Film

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action

Rough sleeping in London hits record high amid surge in refugees being made homeless
Chain rough sleeping statistics in London
Homelessness

Rough sleeping in London hits record high amid surge in refugees being made homeless

'When you have nothing you have everything': The fascinating story of two men who live outside
Books

'When you have nothing you have everything': The fascinating story of two men who live outside

Met Police apologises after 'inhumane' destruction of homeless people's tents near Camden hospital
rough sleepers tents being destroyed Camden
Homelessness

Met Police apologises after 'inhumane' destruction of homeless people's tents near Camden hospital

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?
Rough sleeping in the Strand, London
Paula Barker

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?