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Homelessness charity Crisis has criticised the UK Government for failing to provide effective support for renters following the end of a coronavirus-linked eviction ban in England after new figures revealed that the number of landlord possessions has soared by 207%.

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People from EU countries living in Britain are nearly three times more likely to experience rough sleeping than the general adult population and are twice as likely to experience homelessness overall because they struggle to access support, new research from homelessness charity Crisis has revealed.

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The proportion of private renters in arrears in England has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic according to new UK Government data. The latest Household Resilience Study reveals that in April-May 2021, 7% of private renters were in arrears, up from 3% in 2019/20. This amounts to over 780

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More than 135,000 of the households in England who experienced or were at risk of homelessness during much of the pandemic also had other support needs, new UK Government statistics have revealed. The statistics show that from April 2020 – March 202

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Crisis has announced that after seven successful years, Jon Sparkes is set to move on to a new role as CEO at Unicef UK. Mr Sparkes will take up his new position in the new year, and lead Crisis through the ever-important Christmas period.

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Cross-party MPs and national homelessness charity Crisis are today urging the UK Government to scrap the law that criminalises rough sleeping, six months after housing secretary Robert Jenrick said it should be “consigned to history”.  Already repe

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The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.

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Yesterday, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) released the latest experimental statistics on how many households have had their benefits capped between April 2013 and February 2021. The figures indicated that 200,000 households had their benefit capped at February 2021, compared to 79,000 at

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