Crisis

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Scotland’s ambitions to tackle homelessness are under threat according to a new report published today by national homelessness charity Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report shows 28,615 homelessness assessments by councils last year – a fall of 5 per cent on the previous year. H

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National homelessness charity Crisis will be holding its annual carol service in Edinburgh on Tuesday 8 December at Canongate Kirk. The service, led by Rev Neil Gardner, will feature a festive mixture of carols, readings and personal stories from Crisis clients and staff, as well as an address by Jo

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Tony warming up with a free cup of tea during the Rough Sleeper Centre Crisis at Christmas From hairdressers to caterers, performers to podiatrists, dedicated volunteers are needed to help bring Crisis’ temporary centre in Edinburgh for homeless people to life this Christmas.

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Beth Reid Over the past month, the Crisis policy team has been to Liberal Democrat, Labour, Conservative and SNP conferences, meeting politicians, going to fringe events and listening to debates and has been blogging about their experiences at each.

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Margaret Burgess The Scottish Government has today published a new bill which aims to give more security, stability and predictability to tenants renting in the private rented sector (PRS).

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New Welsh legislation aimed at preventing homelessness has been welcomed in research released today by homelessness charity Crisis. However, the report warns that welfare reforms and cuts introduced by the UK government risk undermining any progress achieved, while the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill cur

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Greg Clark Landlords across the UK will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in the UK under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration.

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Despite the introduction of some of the most progressive homelessness legislation in the world, less than half of single homeless people in Scotland are found accommodation when they ask for help, according to a new report by homelessness charity Crisis. The findings, from Single homelessness in Sco

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Intervening to help people when they first become homeless can save between £3,000 and £18,000 for every person helped, according to a new study. Researchers in the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York used scenarios based on large scale studies of homeless adults across Britain, to

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