Rough Sleeping

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses
Homelessness

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses

The head of homelessness charity Crisis tells The Big Issue he wants to “challenge the status quo” to end homelessness for good.

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Knowing the scale of the issue is vital to understanding how to solve it

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year
Rough sleeping

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year

But the total number of people spotted sleeping rough in London has fallen by 10 per cent in a year, official figures show.

The government already has the perfect replacement for the Vagrancy Act – nothing at all
Homelessness

The government already has the perfect replacement for the Vagrancy Act – nothing at all

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it being scrapped?
Housing

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it being scrapped?

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Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong
Homelessness

Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’
homelessness

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act
Vagrancy Act

Why the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the perfect opportunity to axe the Vagrancy Act

Robert Jenrick: Conservatives got it ‘wrong’ on rough sleeping
Homelessness

Robert Jenrick: Conservatives got it ‘wrong’ on rough sleeping

We know how to end rough sleeping – now we must grasp the opportunity to do it
Steve Douglas

We know how to end rough sleeping – now we must grasp the opportunity to do it

The number of people sleeping rough in England falls for the fourth straight year
Rough sleeping

The number of people sleeping rough in England falls for the fourth straight year

Scrapping the Vagrancy Act is just the start – now we must end rough sleeping for good
Layla Moran

Scrapping the Vagrancy Act is just the start – now we must end rough sleeping for good

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‘We’re expecting a tidal wave’: Councils fear homelessness will rise by a third
Homelessness

‘We’re expecting a tidal wave’: Councils fear homelessness will rise by a third

Government finally set to repeal ‘obscene’ Vagrancy Act that criminalises homelessness
Rough sleeping

Government finally set to repeal ‘obscene’ Vagrancy Act that criminalises homelessness

Homelessness groups question government plans for more police collaboration
Homelessness

Homelessness groups question government plans for more police collaboration

The number of people living on London’s streets has risen by 20% in a year
Homelessness

The number of people living on London’s streets has risen by 20% in a year

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping
Vagrancy Act

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping

Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row
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Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else
Housing

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else

Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019
Housing

Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019

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Volunteer-led homeless outreach team having to expand as crisis worsens
Housing

Volunteer-led homeless outreach team having to expand as crisis worsens

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough
Housing

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough

Homelessness charity launches VR game to show kids the reality of life without a home
Housing

Homelessness charity launches VR game to show kids the reality of life without a home

Robert Jenrick says ending rough sleeping ‘isn’t high enough on the government’s agenda’
Housing

Robert Jenrick says ending rough sleeping ‘isn’t high enough on the government’s agenda’

Explained: The real cost of homelessness
Housing

Explained: The real cost of homelessness

Arsonist jailed for setting fire to sleeping bags of rough sleepers as they slept
News

Arsonist jailed for setting fire to sleeping bags of rough sleepers as they slept

‘Act now or street homelessness will skyrocket’, ministers warned
News

‘Act now or street homelessness will skyrocket’, ministers warned

Fury over video showing rough sleepers sprayed with jet washer in Camden
News

Fury over video showing rough sleepers sprayed with jet washer in Camden

9,000 people could fall into homelessness without national Housing First plan
Housing

9,000 people could fall into homelessness without national Housing First plan

Rough sleepers are still being prosecuted under a law ministers want to scrap
Housing

Rough sleepers are still being prosecuted under a law ministers want to scrap

London rough sleeping figures drop is ‘calm before the storm’
Housing

London rough sleeping figures drop is ‘calm before the storm’

Extra £82m a year needed to end rough sleeping for good
Housing

Extra £82m a year needed to end rough sleeping for good

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