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E: media@crisis.org.uk

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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
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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
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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
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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
468

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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26,000 single people face homelessness on any given night in England due to a lack of affordable and accessible housing, new research shows


06/10/2017
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"This announcement from the Government can’t come soon enough, particularly for the hundreds of thousands of people facing homelessness right across the country."


04/10/2017
213

Today at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, the Communities Minister Sajid Javid an...


01/10/2017
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Welsh Government homelessness figures released today show that almost two thirds of people entitl...


28/09/2017
331

Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive of national homelessness charity Crisis, has been announced as the Chair of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group. The announcement was made in a statement to the Scottish Parliament by Minister for Local Government and Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart MSP.


19/09/2017
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Matthew Downie, Director of Policy and External Affairs at Crisis, said: “The National Audit Offi...


13/09/2017
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