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The number of homeless households in hostel accommodation in Scotland has increased by 43% since 2010, a new report has found. The study into local authorities’ use of temporary accommodation revealed that close to a third of homeless households are temporarily housed in either B&B or hostel a

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart visits Queens Cross Housing Association tenant Brony as the Scottish Government accepts recommendations to transform temporary accommodation for homeless people Recommendations to transform temporary accommodation, including getting the right support in place from day

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Moving all homeless people out of unsuitable temporary accommodation after seven days could save Scottish councils £29 million this year alone, according to new research by Crisis. Undertaken by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the research has estimated that £29m in public funds would be saved this year i

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New recommendations to ensure the commitment to eradicate rough sleeping in Scotland have been accepted in principle by the Scottish Government. Set out by the government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group, the full recommendations cover actions to prevent rough sleeping; empower front

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The new Centre for Homelessness Impact's Shadow Supervisory Board A new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions is set to formally launch in spring 2018 after Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) successfully secured funding from a philanthropist and backin

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Jon Sparkes After First Minster Nicola Sturgeon and housing minister Kevin Stewart approved the first recommendations of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group which will help more people sleeping rough this winter, chair of the Group Jon Sparkes explains more.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Streetwork to announce the plans New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.

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Ligia Teixeira In a guest blog for homelessness charity Cyrenians, Dr Ligia Teixeira outlines why Crisis believes that improving outcomes at scale requires a new approach.

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