Housing Justice will remember 2016 as the year of the 60th anniversary of the setting up of CHAS, the oldest of our three founder charities, and the year when Bob Blackman MP proposed the Homelessness Reduction Bill as a private member.

Despite such a large time-gap these events show that the problem of homelessness in the UK has been far from solved – and that individual and community actions remain an important part of the solution.

Read all of Alison Gelder's Christmas Appeal letter  Please will you give generously to Housing Justice this Christmas?  Working together we can help more people more effectively than ever before.