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  In a significant move, the Government has today announced plans to place a legal duty on local...


13/05/2019
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Today Crisis is launching our Cover the Cost campaign to ensure that Universal Credit prevents an...


09/05/2019
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At a time when UK politics and media are full of debates and disagreements about Brexit, there’s always the risk that issues like housing and homelessness struggle for the attention they deserve. Welsh Labour’s Spring conference in Llandudno, north Wales, took place against this backdrop with potential elections on the horizon.


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Housing First is the most important recent innovation in tackling homelessness. Effective for an incredible 80 per cent of people, it’s based on an ethos that is simple yet radical; get people quickly into stable homes and from this point any other support needs – such as alcohol or drug dependency, physical and/or mental health – are addressed through coordinated and intensive support.


27/03/2019
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Last week the Government announced the allocation of £19.5 million to fund 54 projects across England to help people find a home in the private rented sector. These Help to Rent projects will support people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, to secure their own home.


13/03/2019
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Today the High Court reached a landmark decision, ruling that the Right to Rent scheme in England causes racial discrimination and breaches the European Convention on Human Rights.


01/03/2019
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February marks LGBT History Month, a time for us to reflect on the historic struggle for LGBT+ rights and liberation across the world, and to shine a spotlight on the achievements and work of LGBT+ people. We can sometimes take for granted that rights and liberties are afforded to everyone, regardless of sexuality and gender identity. However, the progress we celebrate today has been achieved by decades of campaigning and struggle for equal rights.


13/02/2019
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To end homelessness, we need to understand and measure the true scale of the problem. Good data h...


31/01/2019
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Since we launched Everybody In: How to end homelessness in June last year, we’ve spent a lot of t...


29/01/2019
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On Wednesday, I attended the Women’s Aid conference on domestic abuse in the UK. Whilst I always...


25/01/2019
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