Homelessness

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Housing Options Scotland has joined Everyone Home, bringing the number of organisations in the collective to 37. In 2022 Housing Options Scotland is celebrating 25 years of providing housing information, support and advice across Scotland.

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Peers in the House of Lords have voted in favour of an amendment to the Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill to scrap the Vagrancy Act across England and Wales. Already repealed in Scotland, the 1824 legislation is still continually used to criminalise people for rough sleeping or beg

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A new community cafe will open next week inside Barrowfield Community Centre in Glasgow which is run by the Willowcare Trust, part of West of Scotland Housing Association.

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New figures obtained by The Salvation Army have revealed a drop in the number of people experiencing homelessness in South Ayrshire. The figures, which were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, indicate that in 2018/2019 there were 1008 residents in temporary accommodation in South

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Leading homelessness charities, academics and people with personal experience of homelessness have published ‘Platform for Change 2022’ outlining urgent priorities for the coming year to mitigate the scale and experience of homelessness during the ongoing pandemic.

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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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