News from Crisis
Crisis has launched a two year funding programme offering a total of £150k to local projects supporting homeless people or those at risk of homelessness to rent a home.
Need for law change as homelessness rises by nine per cent
| Topics: Single homelessness
New government figures released today show that 14,780 households were accepted as homeless in the first three months of 2016 - a rise of nine per cent compared to the year before.
Bob Blackman MP has announced that he will use his Private Members Bill to champion a new law aimed at tackling and preventing homelessness in England.
In London 8,096 people slept rough over the course of 2015/16, figures released today reveal a 7 per cent rise on the previous year, and more than double the reported figure of 3,975 in 2010/11.
Crisis reacts to Scottish homelessness figures
| Topics: Rough sleeping
New Scottish Government figures have shown that the number of people formally approaching their council as homeless in 2015/16 fell by 4% compared to the previous year.