Homelessness

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Local authorities are being given an extra £16 million to help move previously homeless people out of temporary accommodation and into more settled housing. Housing secretary Shona Robison has confirmed council rapid rehousing schemes will get £8m in each of the next two years.

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Around 227,000 families and individuals across Britain are experiencing the worst forms of homelessness including sleeping on the streets, being stuck in insecure accommodation like B&Bs, or being forced to sleep in cars and sheds because they don’t have a place to call home, new research

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Matt Downie is to take up the role of chief executive at Crisis from next year. A panel of Crisis trustees, led by the chair of trustees, Tristia Harrison, has appointed Mr Downie following an open and extensive recruitment process, involving Crisis’ clients.

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Housing First has delivered almost 250 Glasgow tenancies for people experiencing homelessness within the city. Former bar worker, Fraser, is starting a new life in a secure settled tenancy after experiencing homelessness on and off since his teens. Four weeks ago, the 44-year-old got the keys to a f

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Homeless charity Rowan Alba has launched its annual Christmas appeal in a bid to boost the core services which reduce reliance on accident and emergency wards and shorten hospital stays. This covers their temporary accommodation, permanent supported housing, outreach services and the new Rowan Alba

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South Lanarkshire Council's Housing Service has pledged to significantly reduce homelessness over the next five years. That was the headline commitment outlined to councillors on the housing and technical resources committee yesterday as part of a wider report on work to mainstream equality and dive

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Garry Burns from Homeless Action Scotland argues that nobody who is in employment should be over-charged for homeless accommodation. As part of our work in the Scottish Parliamentary election earlier this year we called for the Scottish Government to carry out a number of actions. One of these actio

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