Nearly 260,000 people have been helped onto the housing ladder using one of the Government’s controversial Help to Buy schemes.
London council apologises after ombudsman finds ‘systemic’ problems with their homelessness services.
London councils are working with design experts to ‘tackle tough social issues’ such as homelessness and homecare.
A housing shortfall and Government benefit cuts are ‘fuelling’ rising homelessness as councils warn they are struggling to find social tenancies for homeless people.
The Government has pledged to transform the way homelessness services are funded, giving councils access to £402m in ‘flexible’ money.
Giving rough sleepers a permanent home before they receive treatment for issues such as alcohol and drug abuse could help end rough sleeping, report argues.
A ‘chronic shortage’ of affordable housing is forcing local authorities to spend £2m a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families, councils warn.
The UK’s data watchdog has accused the Government of using ‘misleading’ homelessness figures.
Family homelessness is rising in London at a faster rate than across the rest of the country, new research reveals.
Nearly a quarter of female rough sleepers have been sexually assaulted in the past year, according to new research from Crisis.