Homelessness

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More than half of renters (52%) and almost half of people with mortgages (49%) are concerned about their ability to pay their housing costs in 12 months’ time, according to new research commissioned from Ipsos by the Centre for Homelessness Impact. Tenants in the private rented sector are most

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As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities and its 12-month programme of support to Cyrenians, staff at Taylor Wimpey East Scotland have responded to this year’s Cyrenian’s Christmas Appeal with personal donations of a variety of much needed items

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Frontline Fife’s Housing Advice Team has achieved accreditation from the Scottish Government’s National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP) at the highest standard for housing for the second time running. The standards are designed to help advice agencies maintain the

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The City of Edinburgh Council and national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust are operating a Welcome Centre this winter to provide accommodation of last resort, tailored support and positive move on options for people who would otherwise be sleeping on the streets. Since opening in Octobe

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As thousands of people face hardship this winter and the demands on charities to provide support increases, Scottish-based business, itison, launches the eighth year of its Social Bite campaign, asking big-hearted Scots to donate £5 via the itison website to buy over 100,000 meals and gifts f

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People experiencing homelessness in Scotland will have the ability to settle and access support wherever they choose under legislation coming into force tomorrow. As it stands, councils can ask people to demonstrate their connection to the area where they present as homeless. If they are unable to d

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