Homelessness

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A key plan aimed at continuing East Lothian Council's success at tackling homelessness throughout the region has been approved by councillors. Presented to the meeting of the cabinet this week, the Homelessness Action Plan outlines a wide range of measures that will allow the council to build on its

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Concerns have been raised that more people could lose their homes after the cost of a typical two-bed private rental property rose by 4.4% in the last year. Nationally the average rent on a two-bed property is £643 this year up from £616 in 2016 and the charity says that people will struggle to co

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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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(from left) Back row: Sally Spence, Amanda Miller, Susan Turner, Tammy Connolly, Karen McDade, Cathie Brown, Willie Frew, Irene Wielbo.Front row: Lauren Upton, Carol Robertson, Hilary Scott, Claire Wilson (absent from photo) Twelve of Eildon Housing Association’s staff members are volunteering to

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Tenants’ union Living Rent has launched a campaign to outlaw winter evictions in Scotland in a bid to prevent deaths of people who are homeless. The campaign follows a report from Shelter Scotland which found that a loss of a tenancy is the leading cause of homelessness.

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DUSA President Sean O'Connor (left) with Principal Pete Downes, who is also participating in Sleep in the Park Up to 50 students at the University of Dundee can participate in Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park next month after a deal was agreed with the students’ union.

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To mark Alcohol Awareness Week (November 13-19), Edinburgh homelessness and inclusion charity Cyrenians highlights its work to alleviate the detrimental footprint that the misuse of alcohol leaves across communities. It has been well documented by health and social care professionals, as well as deb

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Stirling-based insulation manufacturer Superglass has donated over £3,000 worth of thermal clothing to housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland. The donation included a range of thermal undergarments, padded jackets and body warmers.

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Shelter and Shelter Scotland have launched an urgent appeal after new analysis revealed the number of people recorded as homeless in Britain has reached a staggering 307,000 – more than half the population of Glasgow and the equivalent to one in every 200. In the most extensive review of its kind,

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The Weslo team (from left) Marion Reynolds, Lynn Close, Arthur Davren, Evelyn Hope and Liz Jarvis (who will be replaced by Jennifer Main) A hardy team from Weslo Housing Management aims to make a difference by taking part in the world’s biggest sleep out on December 9 in West Princes Street Garden

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