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A guide for Scotland’s 32 local authorities has been published today summarising more than 100 recommendations from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) after it was reconvened by the Scottish Government in response to the pandemic. The guide has been developed by Crisis a

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Catherine Ashford from the UK homelessness charity, Crisis, will be taking part in a panel discussion later today at the annual Scottish homelessness conference, Safe As Houses. A few years ago, Crisis commissioned The FrameWorks Institute to conduct in-depth research to understand attitudes towards

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Night shelters across Scotland will be replaced with rapid rehousing welcome centres for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough this winter, in the Scottish Government's updated plans for tackling homelessness. The centres will provide emergency accommodation for people who have no other optio

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The number of Scottish households hit by the benefit cap increased by 76% in the first two months of lockdown, according to new statistics released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government yesterday.

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The Scottish Government has accepted the full set of recommendations by the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) in principle, housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP has announced. Mr Stewart asked Crisis chief executive Jon Sparkes to reconvene HARSAG at the beginning of June to make r

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Jon Sparkes provides a summary of progress from the latest Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) meeting last Thursday. Proposals for how to end homelessness in response to the coronavirus pandemic are now currently with the Scottish Government for consideration. Last week the Homele

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Tristia Harrison, chief executive of TalkTalk, has been announced as the new chair of trustees for national homelessness charity Crisis. Tristia brings years of PLC leadership, marketing and digital experience, as well as a passion for tackling inequality, having spent almost a decade as a trustee a

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