News & Events

February 2017

Crisis has welcomed a report by the Committee of Public Accounts which says that 'suspending benefit payments can lead to rent arrears and homelessness'.


 

MPs have debated schemes to help unlock private renting for homeless people, proposed by the national homelessness charity Crisis and the National Landlords Association (NLA).


 

Read our response to the government's white paper on housing.


 

January 2017

Today Bob Blackman MP's Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its Report Stage in the House of Commons.


 

Charities and government must work together as rough sleeping rises at 'appalling rate'


 

The Scottish Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart MSP has backed Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network's (GHN) call for a new sector-led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions.


 

Watch this film and see how Crisis' volunteers and donors helped thousands of homeless people enjoy warmth, comfort and companionship this Christmas.


 

As Crisis at Christmas 2016 draws to a close, provisional figures show that more than 4,500 homeless guests were welcomed in to 14 centres across the UK.


 

December 2016

People sleeping on the street are almost 17 times more likely to have been victims of violence and 15 times more likely to have suffered verbal abuse in the past year compared to the general public.


 

Crisis has opened its Christmas centres welcoming homeless guests in London in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.


 

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