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Welcome to the Media centre where you can find our latest press releases and contact details for the Crisis press office.

Contact the Crisis press team

Monday to Friday - 9 - 5pm

Press Office

T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

Out of hours:

Out-of-hours media line

M: 07973 372587

Please note these numbers are only for media enquiries. If you need help with homelessness or other issues please visit our 'Get help' section.

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The centuries-old Vagrancy Act, which makes rough sleeping and begging illegal in England and Wales, should be scrapped because it is needlessly pushing vulnerable people further from help, according to a new report from homelessness charity Crisis. The calls come as the Government today announces its review of the Act as part of its rough sleeping strategy.


19/06/2019
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Figures come as new report calls for the end of the antiquated Vagrancy Act – which needlessly cr...


19/06/2019
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Crisis is incredibly proud to announce that Matt Downie, our Director of Policy and External Affa...


08/06/2019
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Survivors of domestic abuse in England are being left at risk of homelessness because local autho...


30/05/2019
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Nine out of 10 councils warn more and more people in their area on the lowest incomes will become...


15/05/2019
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New figures today from the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) – the most compr...


30/04/2019
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Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced today (Monday 15 April) that the...


15/04/2019
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Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, is celebrating an impressive milestone this mon...


25/03/2019
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New figures from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism have revealed that 798 people have died w...


11/03/2019
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Today (Friday 1st March 2019) the High Court has ruled that the Government’s Right to Rent policy breaches the European Convention of Human Rights and is causing discrimination.


01/03/2019
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Reductions in homelessness across Scotland have stalled – the Scottish Government’s radical plans...


25/02/2019
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Today, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures detailing the number of people who have died while homeless in each local authority across England and Wales between 2013 and 2017. The figures show that homeless people are nine point two (9.2) times more likely to die when living in the most deprived areas of the country¹. The figures also reveal that the highest estimated numbers of deaths during the five year period were in major urban areas, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol and London².


25/02/2019
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