11 May 2020
As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”.
02 May 2020
Despite Tory promises to house homeless people, the most vulnerable are left struggling with a situation that’s only getting worse
06 April 2020
The outbreak of Covid-19 is showing just how hard vital homelessness services have been hit by austerity.
30 March 2020
Conflicting advice from the Tory government is resulting in homeless people being at heightened risk of contracting coronavirus.
17 March 2020
Around 500 workers at the St Mungo’s homelessness charity began a three-day strike on Monday over attempts to push through worse terms and conditions.
14 January 2020
Hundreds of people are being driven into homelessness by errors in housing benefits appeals and overpayments.
10 December 2019
At least 135,000 children will be homeless by Christmas—the highest in 12 years, according to a report by housing charity Shelter.
26 November 2019
While Boris Johnson speaks of a “one nation” Britain, at least five homeless people have died in the last few weeks.
02 October 2019
Homeless protesters who stormed a council building in Chester on Monday night were still inside on Wednesday demanding a place to live.
24 September 2019
Millions are in housing need while hundreds of thousands of homes lie empty.
15 April 2019
People in desperate housing need are being forced to live in an old office block next to the North Circular road, a six lane motorway that loops through north London.
05 March 2019
The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.
04 November 2018
London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.
26 October 2018
The Tories’ hated Universal Credit benefit is causing “unacceptable hardship and difficulties” for many claimants, according to a new report from MPs.
21 August 2018
Homeless people face being charged up to £1,500 a year by councils to store their possessions.
17 April 2018
The number of recorded deaths of homeless people has doubled in the past five years.
27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.
04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.
30 May 2017
In a poll in Manchester last week tackling homelessness was viewed by half the respondents as an important factor in deciding their vote.
10 January 2017
Refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos had their thin summer tents covered in snow this week, as a deadly cold spell swept across Europe.