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January 2017

Action and Advocacy: a Christian response to homelessness


As churches and representatives of Christian homelessness organisations, we acknowledge our absolute dismay at the continued rise in homelessness. In England, numbers in rough sleeper counts have more than doubled since 2010. The 3,569 people most recently recorded represent only ‘the tip of the iceberg’ of the 250,000 who are without access to a proper home, of whom nearly half are children. This is both a personal tragedy for those affected and a political failure which shames our society.


Churches Together Officer appointed as a Co-President for National Christian Housing and Homelessness Charity


The Chair of Housing Justice and Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff is delighted to announce that Bishop Dr Joe Aldred, Pentecostal and Multicultural Relations Officer for Churches Together in England and BBC broadcaster has agreed to serve as a Co-President of the organisation.

December 2016

Significant increase in volunteer hours as churches remain central to offering help to homeless people at Christmas


Nearly 2,000 people were welcomed into church and community based Winter Night Shelters across England and Wales in 2015, according to a new report, published this week (Tuesday 20th December) by the National Christian Homeless Charity, Housing Justice.

Vice President of Methodist Conference announced as President for National Christian Housing and Homelessness Charity


The Chair of Housing Justice and Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff is delighted to announce that Ms Rachel Lampard, Team Leader of the Joint Public Issues Team and currently Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, has been appointed as the second President of the organisation.

First non Roman Catholic Chief Executive appointed for Housing Justice


At its Board Meeting ​on Friday 2nd December 2016, the Chair of Housing Justice and Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff​ ​announced that Ms Kathy Mohan, currently Regional Head of Housing for St Mungo's Housing​ has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Housing Justice.

November 2016

Westminster Rough Sleeper Strategy


Housing Justice response

September 2016

Be a ‘conduit’ Bishop tells Housing Justice Cymru official launch event


Newly-appointed Chair of Housing Justice Cymru, the Rt Revd John Davies speaks of his hope that Housing Justice "will be a strong voice for the church to those in government and be a critical friend that never allows housing to fall down the list of political priorities."

Housing Justice Cymru official launch tomorrow


with a special reception within the National Assembly for Wales building.

£1.4 million investment will deliver new homes for Aberkenfig


Work is progressing well on a new housing development near Bridgend which will deliver 14 much-needed affordable homes on the site of a former derelict church.

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