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The number of people experiencing the worst forms of homelessness is expected to rise by 50% on current levels over next 25 years, according to a new report by Crisis. There are currently 11,800 people across Scotland either sleeping rough, staying in hostels, living in unsuitable temporary accommod

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An independent panel of academic experts is to review the definition of fuel poverty after which a consultation will open on a new long-term fuel poverty strategy and statutory eradication target, the Scottish Government has announced. Last autumn the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group an

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A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University is to raise money and ​​awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth homelessness. Inspired by the work of The Rock Trust, the team will participate in the cha

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Suzanne Fitzpatrick (Image courtesy of YouTube) The National Housing Federation has today nominated professor of housing and social policy at Heriot-Watt University, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, as one of two new members to its board as its seeks to replace two existing members who are stepping down.

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A groundbreaking study into destitution in the UK has revealed that 1.25 million people, including over 300,000 children, are so poor they cannot afford to eat properly, keep clean or stay warm and dry. Research from the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) estimated that 184,500 households

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(from left to right) Professor Susan Roaf, Heriot-Watt University; Scott Kirkpatrick, Kingdom Housing Association; Dr. Craig Murphy, Mitsubishi Electric R&D; Dr. Atsushi Miyoshi, Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Japan; Yumie Tanaka, Researcher, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Japan; Toshiya Yoshid

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