International Women's Day

Homelessness in the UK is undoubtedly a disproportionately male issue. Yet it is important to remember the specific and additional vulnerabilities facing homeless women, or those women at risk of homelessness. Yet of course, many women in the UK experience homelessness each year – although it’s hard to say how many because most counts don’t pay attention to gender.

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Author: Niamh Costello

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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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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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

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

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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