Crisis

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A two year funding programme has been launched offering a total of £150k to local projects supporting homeless people or those at risk of homelessness to rent a home. The Crisis Help-to-Rent Programme is open to statutory and voluntary services working with people not normally eligible for help fro

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Three homelessness charities are calling for action from the next Scottish Government as new figures show that demand for winter shelters in Glasgow and Edinburgh rose sharply in 2015/16. Crisis, Glasgow City Mission and the Bethany Christian Trust are raising the alarm after demand for their respec

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National homelessness charity Crisis is today launching a series of recommendations for the next Scottish Government to follow in its continued fight against homelessness. The Manifesto to End Homelessness calls on all political parties to adopt a new cross-departmental strategy for tackling homeles

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New legislation that will modernise the private rented sector (PRS) was passed last night by the Scottish Parliament. The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill will create simpler tenancies, offer stability and security to the 700,000 tenants who call the private rented sector home, and ensure

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(from left) Cllr Dave Doogan, Neil Guy (Crisis), Katlin Stirling, Josh Tuckwood (two of the participants), Jennifer Kent (PKC), Lindsay Grant (PKC) and Carl Hutson (Crisis housing trainer) Young people have successfully taken part in “Renting Ready” courses in Perth to prepare them for a success

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As Crisis opens its Christmas centres to an expected 4,000 homeless guests, new research by the charity reveals how one in four homeless people in the UK will spend this Christmas alone, while more than six out of ten will spend it with neither family nor friends. Drawing on a survey of more than 50

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Jon Sparkes At Crisis we know it is possible for homeless people to find and sustain meaningful employment, and in doing so to rebuild their lives. But new research we have published finds that the conditionality and sanctions regime instead makes it much harder for homeless people to find work.

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Jon Sparkes Crisis is calling for reform of how benefit sanctions work for the most vulnerable as new research by the charity reveals how the regime is leaving people homeless, hungry and destitute and making it even harder for them to find work.

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