Homelessness

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Tackling homelessness has seen significant successes in the second year of South Lanarkshire Council’s Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan. A report has highlighted excellent progress in both preventing homelessness and improving outcomes for homeless households, despite the challenges raised by C

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More than 140 councils across England have been awarded a share of over £13 million to help find longer-term accommodation for prison leavers. The announcement comes a week after a UK Government-backed scheme was launched to provide temporary, basic accommodation to prison leavers as part

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Around 40 members of staff within the housing service department at Aberdeen City Council will begin a four-day strike action today due to a dispute about a proposed role merger and an increased workload.

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The number of people with mental health problems assessed as homeless or at risk of it has almost doubled since 2013-14, according to new statistics. Analysis by Scottish Labour of the Scottish Government’s 2020-21 report on Homelessness in Scotland showed that measures introduced during

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National homelessness charity Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) has taken the decision to close following a "challenging" few years. Back in 2018, the organisation partnered up with Recycling First, Fresh Start and East Lothian Council to launch a new venture to provid

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The last remaining residents of the Bellgrove Hotel in Glasgow have been moved out. It has been confirmed that the final 50 men who were staying in the city's hostel, which was dedicated to housing homeless people, have been relocated.

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CIH Scotland has highlighted the progress made by local authorities in implementing Rapid Rehousing Transition Plans (RRTPs) but has warned that the impact of the pandemic and a range of external pressures including a lack of affordable housing and changing economic circumstances for households

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North-East charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has teamed up with local businesses to launch ‘Hug in a Box’, a mental health gift box designed to boost resilience and encourage self-care.

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Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) president Jo Richardson has unveiled more about the presidential campaign which will run throughout her time in office as she takes up the role today. The Homeful campaign seeks to build on the success of the response to homelessness and rough sleeping durin

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Aberdeen Cyrenians has announced that it is expanding its volunteering services. The new project starting next month will see street-based volunteers teamed up with support staff to build trusted relationships and enable those with difficulty accessing support, to get the help they need.

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Aberdeen Cyrenians has launched a new style of letting agency based on private social letting and the Housing First principles. By providing greater levels of support for both landlords in the private rental sector and prospective tenants, Settled: Homes for All aims to reduce two key issu

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John Kerr, housing development and homelessness manager at West Dunbartonshire Council and a member of CIH Scotland’s Board, discusses what can be done to end youth homelessness in Scotland. As we emerge from the darkness of the pandemic into the ‘new normal’ most commentary is con

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