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T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

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Commenting on the publication of the Local Government Committee’s report into homelessness follow...


12/02/2018
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Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at Crisis, said: “While it’s good to see that in certain areas of London the number of rough sleepers is going down, no one should be forced to sleep on the streets, let alone 2630, especially when we know how rough sleeping can be ended.


31/01/2018
15

Crisis calls for urgent action from government and outlines the solutions needed to end the catastrophe of rough sleeping once and for all.


25/01/2018
7

New analysis shows number of ‘hidden rough sleepers’ to soar by up to 50% in the next decade


22/12/2017
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Today the Public Accounts Committee will release a report on an enquiry into homelessness across the UK in which they say the government must do more to tackle the issue.


20/12/2017
104

Charities Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have successfully secured funding for a new Centre for Homelessness Impact


18/12/2017
164

Last week, the High Court heard a judicial review regarding the Home Office policy to detain and remove EEA nationals from the UK after sleeping rough, because – according to highly controversial regulations – sleeping rough can constitute a breach of freedom of movement rules for EU nationals – even if they are working, paying taxes, or sleeping rough through circumstances beyond their control.


27/11/2017
652

In today’s Budget the Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced these measures for tackling homelessness which Crisis has campaigned for: £20m for private rented sector access and support (Help to Rent schemes campaigned for by Crisis) £28 for Housing First pilot schemes in 3 areas: Manchester, Liverpool and the West Midlands Confirmed the launch of the Homelessness Reduction Taskforce, which will develop a cross‑government strategy to work towards its commitment to halve rough sleeping by 2022


22/11/2017
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Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at Crisis, said:  “Any rise in the number of people sleeping rough o...


03/11/2017
463

New figures show just two in 10 landlords would rent to tenants on Universal Credit Today, MPs from across the political spectrum were due to unite with Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, at Westminster to urge the Chancellor to fund local projects aimed at helping homeless people into renting ahead of the Budget next month.


25/10/2017
480

Matthew Downie, Director of Policy and External Affairs at Crisis said: “Universal Credit is a much needed way of simplifying our complicated benefits system, but we can’t ignore the significant complications its roll-out is having.


18/10/2017
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Crisis calls on volunteers across the country to help provide warmth, comfort and vital services to thousands of homeless people this December


10/10/2017
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