Homelessness cases in England have rocketed by 48% and the number of families living in temporary accommodation is up 61%, according to the latest government figures.
Councils in west Suffolk are planning to recruit extra staff to deal with rising numbers of homeless people and changes to legislation and benefits.
Homeless Link has announced it is launching a £4.5m social investment fund for charities and social enterprises across England working to reduce homelessness.
The newly elected mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has donated 15% of his salary to help eradicate homeless in the region.
The Homelessness Reduction Act has put homelessness on the agenda again. William Eichler visits a charity to learn how they are tackling the issue in London.
Charities welcome the Government’s homelessness bill as it passes into law, but urge all political parties to pledge to stop the ‘scandal’ of rough sleeping.
Portsmouth council has backed a project to convert a double-decker bus into a homeless shelter.
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.