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Advantage Insurance: Our team helping the homeless

Advantage Insurance (AHCI) discuss how their team has been collecting essential items to help the homeless, following on from their charity commitments.
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Totally Modular to showcase Micro Bungalow at Futurebuild 2019

Totally Modular will be showcasing its ‘micro bungalow’ at Futurebuild this week (5-7 March), as the offsite specialists aim to promote the potential relief for homelessness.
funding boost

£19.5m funding to be shared across 54 projects to help the...

Councils will use the funding boost to help vulnerable people secure their own tenancy through support such as, paying deposits or putting down the first months’ rent.
Support Centre

Homelessness support centre gets green light in Chester

Chester Council’s partner has secured planning permission to open a new support centre for people who find themselves with no roof over their head.
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RICS: Five more housing projects for the young homeless

RICS’ in partnership with LandAid, is to deliver 29 more bed spaces across five housing projects for young people facing homelessness in the North and Midlands, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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Government urged to increase social housing delivery

The Social Housing Commission set up by Shelter has called for a further three million social homes over the next 20 years to help combat the on-going housing crisis.
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£5m rough sleeping centres to support those in need

Thousands of homeless people will get the specialist support they need to recover from life on the streets through the creation of new rough sleeping centres.
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Lewisham modular housing village receives approval

Lewisham’s next modular housing village consisting of 34 flats for homeless families has been approved and is expected to be completed by 2020.
empty homes

Empty homes figures rise at fatest rate in a decade

New Government figures show that there are now 227,000 long-term empty homes in the UK with more than 79,880 families in unsuitable accommodations.
youth homelessness

RICS launches series of expert thought pieces to end youth homelessness

RICS has launched a series of thought pieces from property experts and political figures to highlight solutions to eradicate homelessness.
homeless people

Bristol housing project to provide affordable housing for young homeless

Bristol County Council has approved plans to restore an empty property into much-needed affordable housing for young homeless people 
Modular homes

Modular homes for the homeless could be ready by Christmas

Three Rivers District Council is building 17 modular homes to house 102 homeless people on Bury Lane in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
iKozie homes

Innovative micro-home community given green light in Worcester

An innovative solution to the UK's housing shortage took a significant step forward after Worcester City Council approved the country's first iKozie micro-home community
empty homes

Campaign urges government to utilise thousands of empty homes

To mark the start of Empty Homes Week from the 15-21st October, campaigning charity Action on Empty Homes has demanded the government's support to assist local authorities capeable of refurbishing thousands of empty properties across the UK.
benefit freeze

Benefit freeze risks fuelling homelessness, warns CIH

The housing benefit freeze has put private renting out of reach for most low-income tenants and puts thousands at risk of poverty and homelessness, says the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)
rough sleeping strategy

Government pledges £100m to end homelessness by 2027

The government has released its rough sleeping strategy, vowing to offer rapid specialist assessments and support to 6,000 vulnerable people
homlessness in London

Modular housing scheme to tackle homelessness in London

PLACE (Pan-London Accommodation Collaborative Enterprise) Ltd is looking for modular homes to tackle homelessness in London.
rough sleepers

£30m boost to offer immediate support for rough sleepers

83 areas will split £30m to improve the immediate support available to people living on the streets and help them into accommodation Housing Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has confirmed
rough sleepers

Brokenshire awards funding to reduce rough sleeping

Housing Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced new pilot projects in three areas of England to support getting rough sleepers with complex needs off the streets and into stable and affordable accommodation
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New government plan to considerably reduce rough sleeping

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid set out a bold cross-government plan of action to significantly reduce the number of people sleeping rough as the Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force this week
Homelessness Reduction

Councils to receive share of £215m to combat homelessness

Councils across the country are set to receive a share of over £215m from 2019 to prevent homelessness, Homelessness Minister Heather Wheeler confirmed yesterday (22 March 2018)
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Homelessness minister reveals she ‘doesn’t know’ why rough sleeper numbers are...

The UK’s new homelessness minister, Heather Wheeler, has said she does not know why the number of rough sleepers has increased so significantly in recent years, adding that she did not accept the suggestion that welfare reforms and council cuts had contributed to the rise
Homelessness Reduction Act

Ambitious Homelessness Reduction Act to reform homeless risk

For the first time, prisons, probation services, Jobcentres and NHS Trusts will be among the organisations that have a duty to help those at risk of becoming homeless and refer them to a housing authority, Minister for Homelessness Heather Wheeler confirmed today (22 February)
Social housing

Social housing required to help people ‘trapped in homelessness’

Vulnerable people are unable to access social housing, potentially trapping them "in a cycle of homelessness", due to a change in the law
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Investigation suggests homeless are illegally turned away by councils

People who have nowhere to sleep or are about to lose their homes are being turned away illegally by councils, according to a BBC Scotland investigation

Corbyn vows 8,000 homes for the homeless

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to buy 8,000 homes ‘immediately’ to help eradicate the current homelessness issue