Crisis



CIH charity golf tournament raises £4000 for Crisis

This year’s CIH Scotland charity golf tournament managed to raise £3975.69 for CIH President’s charity for 2016 Crisis.

Published 16 December 2016

New research uncovers dehumanising effects of defensive architecture

Homeless people are increasingly being forced out of public spaces by hostile measures such as spikes, curved or segregated benches and deliberate noise pollution, a study has revealed.

Published 13 December 2016

Glasgow Homelessness Network set to benefit from share of £150k fund

Glasgow Homelessness Network is to receive a share of a new £150,000 fund to help homeless people - or those at risk of homelessness - to rent a home.

Published 7 November 2016

First homeless guests dine in style at Edinburgh restaurant

Homeless people in Edinburgh have been treated to a fine dining meal at a chic new restaurant for the first time.

Published 18 October 2016

Crisis to hold Edinburgh employment event for World Homelessness Day

Crisis is inviting potential employers, businesses and organisations to an event in Edinburgh today to mark World Homelessness Day.

Published 10 October 2016

Crisis launches £150k fund for projects helping homeless people to rent

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.

Published 6 July 2016

Crisis hails progress on homelessness in Scotland but warns rough sleepers could be ‘falling off radar’

Crisis, a national charity for homeless people, has questioned whether the statistics published yesterday show the real extent of homelessness in Scotland.

Published 29 June 2016

Charities call for action as demand for rough sleeping shelters rises

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.

Published 28 April 2016

Blog: Five steps to tackling homelessness in Scotland

Crisis Scotland policy manager, Beth Reid, on the charity’s Manifesto to End Homelessness which it launched yesterday.

Published 22 March 2016

Crisis urges parties to back Manifesto to End Homelessness

National homelessness charity Crisis is today launching a series of recommendations for the next Scottish Government to follow in its continued fight against homelessness.

Published 21 March 2016

Private Tenancies Bill passed by Scottish Parliament

New legislation that will modernise the private rented sector (PRS) was passed last night by the Scottish Parliament.

Published 18 March 2016

Private tenancies bill set for Parliamentary debate

Legislation which will modernise the private rented sector (PRS) will enter Stage Three of the Parliamentary process this afternoon.

Published 17 March 2016

Courses help young people in Perth get ready for renting

Young people have successfully taken part in “Renting Ready” courses in Perth to prepare them for a successful tenancy.

Published 25 February 2016

Interview with Ann Landels director of Crisis Skylight Edinburgh

In the final installment of this year’s Homeless Spotlight, Scottish Housing News talks to Crisis Skylight Edinburgh director Ann Landels.

Published 5 February 2016