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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

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T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

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Charities call for more affordable homes as rising numbers of people end up trapped in B&Bs and temporary accommodation


12/04/2018
472

“These figures are a devastating reminder that rough sleeping is beyond dangerous – it’s deadly, and it’s claiming more and more lives each year. Those sleeping on our streets are exposed to everything from sub-zero temperatures, to violence and abuse, and fatal illnesses."


11/04/2018
458

Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that Crisis will be one of seven charities personally chosen by the couple to benefit from donations in lieu of wedding gifts for their upcoming nuptials.


09/04/2018
58

The Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force on 3 April. It is the biggest change to England's...


03/04/2018
263

Today’s announcement of funding for new Rough Sleeping teams is a step in the right direction, but without further detail of an equally ambitious offer of a home and tailored support for every rough sleeper across the country, it falls short of what’s required to truly end rough sleeping.


30/03/2018
383

Today the government releases its statutory homelessness statistics showing that there are 78,930 households living in temporary accommodation across England, a 4% rise since last year and a massive 49% rise in the last five years.


22/03/2018
2526

New recommendations to ensure the commitment to eradicate rough sleeping is met have been set out by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.


07/03/2018
223

Crisis urges all local authorities to open emergency shelters, and for public to be on high alert...


27/02/2018
350

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


12/02/2018
214

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
309

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
259

“Fining or in any way criminalising people simply because they are homeless is wrong. We understand that councils have to strike a balance between the concerns of local residents and the needs of rough sleepers, and where there’s genuine antisocial activity, it’s only right that they should intervene. Yet people deserve better than to be treated as criminals simply because they have nowhere to live.


04/01/2018
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