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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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Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pan

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This outbreak has shown how crucial it is to tackle homelessness. As discussions and speculation continue around just how we will move out of lockdown, those experiencing homelessness in Scotland must be at the centre of this thinking.

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A plan to ensure that everyone experiencing homelessness has access to suitable quality accommodation has been brought forward in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The Unsuitable Accommodation Order, which currently prohibits local councils from placing pre

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The Scottish Government has announced that an additional £350 million will go to those most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Communities secretary Aileen Campbell has announced that funding will be made available to councils, charities, businesses and community groups and designed to be f

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