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Premier Modular to deliver modular housing for the homeless

Premier Modular has secured a £7.5m contract by Buckinghamshire Council to deliver modular housing for homeless people.
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London Mayor secures £67m funding for rough sleepers

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has secured £67m funding from the Government to create 900 new long-term homes for homeless Londoners.
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Refurbished church to accommodate homeless people

Willmott Dixon and students from Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) have joined forces to create 29 units providing temporary accommodation for homeless people in Hove.
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Government invests £236m to end rough sleeping

The Prime Minister has announced £236m funding to help get people off the streets, the funding will go towards offering Housing First style accommodation for up to 6,000 rough sleepers.
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£1m homeless sanctuary in Ashford insulated with Actis Hybrid

A former vicarage which is being converted into temporary accommodation for homeless people in Ashford, Kent, is being insulated with Actis Hybrid products.
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General election: Reaction round-up

Britain has woken up to the largest Conservative majority since 1987 after Boris Johnson was swept back into Number 10 in the General Election.
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Report reveals information on homelessness in Scotland

Figures from the homelessness in Scotland report have revealed that during 2018-19 there has been a 57% reduction in homelessness applications from under-25s.
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Modular homes to tackle youth homelessness and unemployment

Centrepoint plans to deliver 300 new modular homes across London and Greater Manchester by 2021 to address youth homelessness.
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£3.7m housing development to help prevent homelessness in Manchester

The second phase of a £3.7m housing development in Manchester to prevent homelessness has begun today, on World Homeless Day (10 October)
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1 in 7 people hit by the housing crisis in England

More than 8 million people in England are living in unaffordable housing, according to the first-ever ‘state of the nation’ report on the housing crisis.
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£1.5m funding to protect low-income families in Scotland

The Scottish Government has launched the Homelessness Prevention Fund to support housing associations and social landlords prevent a crisis.
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‘Pop-up’ modular housing solution leaves tenants insecure, research finds

New research from Royal Holloway has explored the impacts of ‘pop-up’ modular housing for homeless families, discovering that while it improves quality of life in many respects, it can also exacerbate feelings of stigma and insecurity.
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Graham delivers accommodation centre for rough sleepers in London

Graham has delivered a refurbishment project that has enabled London City Mission (LCM) to provide much-needed housing and support to rough sleepers in Waterloo, London.
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Integra delivers 30 modular apartments in 12 weeks

More than 30 modular apartments for young people who struggle to find good quality, affordable homes have been created in just 12 weeks by Integra Buildings.
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Selectaglaze and Pilkington support CRASH with secondary glazing

Selectaglaze helped create and enhance a computer suite at London homelessness charity, Caritas Anchor House, with secondary glazing as part of their on-going relationship with the CRASH charity.
Housing First, Isle of Wight,

Isle of Wight launches ‘Housing First’ project

A new Housing First project has been launched on the Isle of Wight to help rough sleepers with complex needs get off the streets and into affordable housing.
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Four ways to help solve the housing crisis

Shipping container specialists, Cleveland Containers, discuss four ways in which the UK’s housing crisis could be solved.
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Local Housing Allowance freeze is fuelling homelessness

New analysis by London Councils shows a significant reduction in the number of homes affordable to Londoners receiving Local Housing Allowance (LHA) over the...
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West Midlands Mayor tours modular factory

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, visited Totally Modular’s factory in Cradley Heath to view potential solutions to the housing shortage and homelessness.
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1,000 new homes for Cardiff by 2020

Cardiff Council's 'Capital Ambition' targets at least 1,000 new council homes to be completed by May 2022.
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Extraspace wins £40m contract to supply modular homes for homeless

Pan-London Accommodation Collaborative Enterprise (PLACE) has selected Extraspace Solutions to manufacture its modular homes for homeless Londoners.
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£11m funding boost for modular homes in London

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is investing £11m into temporary modular homes to help homeless families in the capital.
Willmott Dixon Interiors

Thames Reach’s battle to end street homelessness receives funding

Willmott Dixon Interiors teamed up with Thames Reach to support their ‘Moving In, Moving On’ programme to equip women who experience long-term unemployment and homelessness with practical skills and training.
private-rented housing

Birmingham to work with landlords to tackle homelessness

Birmingham City Council has been awarded £711,000 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to work with the private-rented housing sector to prevent homelessness.
Poor housing

How can Britain’s built environment tackle social exclusion?

Niall Trafford, CEO of BRE and colleagues welcomed more than a dozen senior policy-shapers, key building experts, academics, and commentators to the third in its round table discussion, focusing on poor housing and homelessness.
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£46m funding boost to help end rough sleeping

Communities secretary, James Brokenshire MP, has confirmed councils across the UK will share over £46m to end rough sleeping.