Homelessness

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The first data on Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder since the start of the year indicates the programme continued to scale up despite Covid restrictions. The total tenancies created by Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder up to 31 December 2020 was 404, with an additional 22 added that

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Holyrood's local government and communities committee has pressed the Scottish Government for more information on its continuing support for homeless people during the coronavirus pandemic and to respond to reports that homeless people in temporary accommodation are being made to leave their accommo

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Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for London mayor, has sparked rage after suggesting that people experiencing homelessness would be able to save up a £5,000 deposit to buy a share of a newly build affordable home in the city. If elected in April, Mr Bailey has promised to use his &poun

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Wheatley Group has helped almost 1800 homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis. The housing, care and property management group has worked with the Scottish Government, local authority partners and other agencies to help tackle homelessness and rough sleepin

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As the new year gets underway the Everyone Home Collective of organisations in Scotland concerned about homelessness has called on community groups and local decision-making structures to look out for the ‘red flags’ that might help prevent homelessness before it starts. Martin Gavin, he

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In the wake of a further extension to the ban on evictions, Homeless Action Scotland CEO Gavin Yates argues that increased government support for those with a genuine reason for an inability to pay rent should be embedded in law. Everyone at Homeless Action is delighted to see the eviction ban

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North-East charity Aberdeen Cyrenians is urging anyone facing crisis to get in touch as the latest lockdown begins in Scotland. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK back in March 2020, Aberdeen Cyrenians experienced a 600% increase in demand for their services in the months that followed.

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People experiencing homelessness in England are facing the new lockdown without a return of the “Everyone In” housing policy, which helped house 15,000 people at the beginning of the pandemic. Although restrictions have already been ramped up, the policy, which has continued in skeleton

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