Homelessness

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Young people face considerable challenges navigating the housing market, with those on low and insecure incomes vulnerable and at potential risk of homelessness, according to a new report from the University of St Andrews published today. “Housing Generation Rent - What are the Challenges for Hous

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Hundreds of Scottish Gas employees, their friends and families, walked, jogged or cycled for miles through Bo’ness on Sunday, raising thousands of pounds in support of the housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland. Participants in the ‘British Gas Treks Britain 2015’ event had the choi

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Hackney Council has amended an order that threatened rough sleepers with court action and fines of up to £1,000 following a campaign by homelessness groups and local people who said it risked criminalising vulnerable people. The local authority’s public space protection order (PSPO) introduced by

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The Scottish Public Health Network has published a report aimed at restoring the Public Health response to homelessness and health in Scotland. Produced by Katy Hetherington, programme manager, NHS Health Scotland and Neil Hamlet, consultant in public health medicine, NHS Fife, the report brings tog

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The former health centre in Forres is to be demolished to make way for council housing after Moray Council purchased the site from NHS Grampian. As part of the conditions of sale, carried out with the help of funding from the Scottish Government, the council is required to demolish the existing buil

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People in Scotland facing bad housing and homelessness will now be able to access free, housing, money and debt advice via their computer, tablets and mobile phones – with one-to-one support and signposting provided digitally from housing advisors. The new digital advice service has been launched

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Glasgow City Council has told Scottish Housing News that it “fully acknowledges” people have had to be turned away from its homelessness services as it struggles to deal with a “logjam” in temporary accommodation. Following an undercover investigation by The Evening Times, which found as man

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A landmark case at the Supreme Court could change the way English local authorities use the term “intentionally homeless”. The court ruled that the London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) was wrong to refuse a woman’s request for housing help on the grounds she had made herself “intentionall

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Glasgow City Council received almost 5000 applications for homelessness assistance last year. And official statistics show that more than 400 people slept on the city streets the night before approaching the local authority, the Evening Times has reported.

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A waste management company is installing cameras to its vehicles in a bid to reduce the number of homeless people killed after sleeping rough in industrial-sized wheelie bins. Last year staff from Biffa found 93 people sheltering inside large industrial waste bins, while four were killed after being

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