Lloyds Banking Group and homelessness charity Crisis have joined forces in a new two-year partnership to help tackle the shortage of good quality, affordable homes in Great Britain, which is leaving hundreds of thousands of people trapped in homelessness.
A new digital map aimed at boosting awareness of projects helping to prevent homelessness in Scotland and beyond has been launched by the charity Crisis. The interactive map, covering projects around the UK, allows service providers and policy-makers to search for and explore work being done across
Crisis senior best practice officer Niamh Kerr on adopting gender-informed practices to end homelessness for women in Scotland.
The Energy Price Guarantee, which caps typical energy bills at £2,500, will be maintained at the same level for a further three months over April, May, and June, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday as part of his Spring Budget.
A homelessness charity’s fundraising drive has been boosted by a £2,000 donation from housebuilder Persimmon East Scotland.
The first free library showcasing realistic and evidence-led images of people experiencing homelessness that seek to challenge negative representations has been launched by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI).
A new report on alternative models of rent control for Scotland has been launched by the Cross Party Group on Housing launched at a meeting in the Scottish Parliament yesterday. During the meeting, Professor Ken Gibb, director of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), presented th
The UK Government is intent on rowing back on its commitment to abolish no-fault evictions in England, according to reports. First pledged under Theresa May’s government in 2019 and a manifesto commitment, measures to protect renters and support levelling up were announced during the Queen&rsq
Housing associations have been urged to come forward and take part in a new survey aimed at exploring the reality of social housing allocations in the UK. The research, conducted by homelessness charity Crisis and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), will examine how allocations
Juliet Mountford is to take up the role of director of services at Crisis from September, the charity announced today. Juliet started her career in housing and has worked for over a decade as a senior civil servant in five Government Departments including the Cabinet Office and No.10.
Lucie Dunn introduces a new guide to homelessness prevention published yesterday by Crisis which includes a compendium of projects, services and approaches with practical examples of homelessness prevention from Scotland and beyond. Yesterday Crisis published 75 Ways to Prevent Homelessnes
‘Desperate, harmful and completely unworkable’: Sector reacts to housing association right to buy plan
The UK Government's plan to extend the Right to Buy (RTB) their home to all housing association tenants in England is a "retrograde step" that could erode the supply of affordable housing, it has been warned.
New legislation announced in the Queen’s Speech yesterday will improve the lives of millions of renters by driving up standards in the private and socially rented sectors across England, according to the housing secretary at Westminster.
People threatened with homelessness should be able to get help earlier, up to six months before they are forced from their homes, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and homelessness charity Crisis has found. With the Scottish Government and COSLA’s joint consultation on homelessn
The UK Government has failed to deliver the support and help that thousands of worried households facing poverty require as a result of soaring energy bills and a cost of living crisis, according to charities and civic organisations across Scotland.