Shelter Scotland

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Housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland said the underlying causes of poverty must be tackled as new figures revealed nearly a third of a million low income households accessed emergency funding to help with the costs of essentials such as food and heating in the past six years. The Scotti

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland will team up to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021. As the Scottish Government’s programme to build 50,000 new homes between 2016 and 2021 continues into its third year,

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At least 139 people have died while homeless in Scotland over the last 18 months, according to new statistics. The deaths, which were revealed in freedom of information requests by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and reported by investigative platform The Ferret, include 22 deaths in G

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The lives of people begging on the streets of Edinburgh are characterised by poverty, poor health, addiction and abuse, according to hard-hitting new research. Researchers commissioned jointly by the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership and housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland found e

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People who are homeless in Edinburgh face an 18-month wait for permanent accommodation, new statistics have shown. New figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request, and reported by the Edinburgh Evening News, found that the average single adult who declares themselves homeless in the capit

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Shelter Scotland’s campaigns and policy officer Aoife Deery on why 2019 must be a year in which the momentum towards tackling homelessness continues.

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