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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’

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird said the government’s £316m Homelessness Prevention Grant will help to stop mass homelessness.

‘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 in 53 people living in London are without a home, according to Shelter, amid warning that feared surge in homelessness has arrived.

‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign
Stop mass homelessness

‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign

The welfare group founder who was on the frontline of the pandemic response is backing our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign as he knows only too well the dangers homeless people face.

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Housing

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

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Almost all Welsh councils are bracing themselves for a surge in homelessness this winter
Housing

Almost all Welsh councils are bracing themselves for a surge in homelessness this winter

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action
Stop Mass Homelessness

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action

Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended
Housing

Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended

Our government’s safety nets for people facing homelessness are riddled with holes
John Bird

Our government’s safety nets for people facing homelessness are riddled with holes

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown
Housing

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Opinion

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’
Housing

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’

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Read this exclusive poem about homelessness by Ian McMillan
Books

Read this exclusive poem about homelessness by Ian McMillan

Big Issue founder joins chorus of opposition to universal credit cut
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Big Issue founder joins chorus of opposition to universal credit cut

Robert Jenrick says ending rough sleeping ‘isn’t high enough on the government’s agenda’
Housing

Robert Jenrick says ending rough sleeping ‘isn’t high enough on the government’s agenda’