Street count shows 4677 rough sleepers on a given night in England

The annual street count of people sleeping rough in England has been published. It shows a small decrease in the overall number of people counted. Kathy Mohan, Housing Justice Chief Exec reacts:

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Author: Jacob Quagliozzi

We All Have a Role to Play in Addressing Rough Sleeping

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has identified 400 people who died in England and Wales in the last year alone. This winter, Housing Justice is launching our biggest drive yet to get people off the streets and into stable accommodation and we’re announcing record funding to support faith and community groups to act now, to do something about rough sleeping.

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Author: Jacob Quagliozzi

Homeless Sunday 13 October

The impact of volunteering on the volunteer

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Author: Jan Carberry

Housing as a Human Right

Policy Officer Niamh Costello considers whether a new approach to housing action might yield a more inclusive result.

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Author: Niamh Costello

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Commonweal Housing Pods in Hillingdon Night Shelter

Commonweal Housing Chief Exec, Ashley Horsey, on Flat Pack Pods as a means to turning vacant space into short term habitable accommodation.

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Author: Niamh Costello

"Our night shelters are needed now more than ever"

Bishop Rob speaks his mind in an interview

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Author: Jan Carberry

Universal Credit: Five weeks is too long

Tom Say , Campaign Manager at the Trussell Trust on campaigning together

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Author: Jan Carberry

Community Works: Setting up Sutton Night Shelter

Mark Tomlinson on what the relationship between Housing Justice and Sutton Community Works has achieved

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Author: Jan Carberry

Homes for Habitation - securing tenant safety and landlord accountability

Ahead of its second reading in parliament next week, MP for Westminster North, Karen Buck, explains why the bill is so desperately needed.

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Author: Niamh Costello

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Keeping the faith: how Church based projects stay distinctive

When Faith-based projects consider partnerships, they face a tension in maintaining their identity and deeply-held values, and working with the widest possible range of organisations. Steven Pettican from the Light Project in Peterborough explains how he pursues partnerships vigourously, while keeping the Christian principles front and centre.

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Author: Kenwyn Pierce

Church and Community Night Shelter Impact Report Release

Projects in the Housing Justice Church and Community Night Shelter Network provided emergency accommodation to almost three thousand (2923) people experiencing homelessness during the winter of 2016/17, almost doubling the number of people using Church and Community Night Shelters in 2014.

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Author: Niamh Costello

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