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Media centre

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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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
118

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
254

Rough sleeping was slightly up in Wales in 2018 compared to the previous year. Welsh Government's...


05/02/2019
245

Today the Government has released its 2018 rough sleeping count figures for England. Based on the count or estimate from each local authority, the figures show that 4,677 people slept rough on a single given night in Autumn 2018.


31/01/2019
864

In response to Amber Rudd’s, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, decision to make direct pa...


11/01/2019
253

More than 170,000 families and individuals across Britain are experiencing the worst forms of homelessness, according to new figures released today. This includes people sleeping on our streets, sofa-surfing with strangers, living in hostels, and stuck in other dangerous situations.


23/12/2018
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An estimated 597 people died while homeless in England and Wales in 2017, a figure that has incre...


20/12/2018
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"These statistics are a harrowing reminder of how deadly life on the streets can be. As we get closer to Christmas and temperatures are dropping, rough sleepers are facing exposure to dangerous conditions, above and beyond the violence and abuse often experienced when living on the streets."


17/12/2018
732

More than 24,000 people in Britain will spend Christmas sleeping rough, on public transport, or in tents – far more than there were five years ago, according to new figures released today.


14/12/2018
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Crisis releases figures as it prepares to open its doors to thousands more homeless people this December


02/12/2018
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