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This week sees the publication of A Vision for Social Housing, the report of the commission set u...


08/01/2019
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2019 begins with public debates about the role of public policy in creating and solving homelessn...


03/01/2019
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What is the scale of homelessness on any given night? There are 170,800 households across Great...


23/12/2018
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Crisis and the National Housing Federation have just published a new report showing that 100,000...


05/12/2018
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As the publication of the Scottish Government’s new Action Plan for Ending Homelessness Together...


30/11/2018
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Last week, the Government published new draft regulations for the next stage of the roll-out of U...


16/11/2018
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There is much to be encouraged by in the Government’s social housing green paper, 'A new deal for...


08/11/2018
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Homelessness is not inevitable. We know that in most cases it is preventable, and in every case it can be ended. Crisis’ new report, ‘Preventing homelessness: It’s everybody’s business’, helps demonstrate how this can be achieved. But this will only be possible if every part of government, from the Department for Work and Pensions to the Home Office, takes responsibility for preventing homelessness.


30/10/2018
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Ahead of the Budget, we called on the Government to focus its investment more sharply on interventions that prevent homelessness from occurring in the first place. The Westminster Government already invests £1.1bn every year in tackling homelessness. However, most of this investment is spent on helping people when they reach crisis point.


29/10/2018
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An important part of making Universal Credit work to prevent homelessness is getting the support in Jobcentres right. Historically, Jobcentres have focused on how to help someone into work. But how can anyone reasonably focus on work when they’re worried about whether they can keep a roof over their head?


24/10/2018
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