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Welcome to the Media centre where you can find our latest press releases and contact details for the Crisis press office.

Contact the Crisis press team

Monday to Friday - 9 - 5pm

Press Office

T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

Out of hours:

Media Team

M: 07973 372587

Please note these numbers are only for media enquiries. If you need help with homelessness or other issues please visit our 'Get help' section.

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The Scottish Government has for the first time published its own figures revealing the average time someone spends in temporary accommodation.


19/06/2018
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Broadcast embargo: 09.00, Monday 11 June 2018 Print embargo: 00.01, Monday 11 June 2018 BRITAIN...


11/06/2018
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Leading housing and homelessness charities call for Government action to tackle the true extent of the housing shortage, ahead of its social housing green paper


18/05/2018
383

“Today’s announcement is a hugely positive step that underlines the Government’s commitment to ending rough sleeping by 2027. As our own Housing First study in Liverpool has found, for the most vulnerable rough sleepers and other homeless people, the best approach is to support them into a stable home of their own as soon as possible and provide them with individually tailored support to help them to stay there.


09/05/2018
291

Moving all homeless people out of unsuitable temporary accommodation, such as bed and breakfasts or unsupported hostels, after seven days could save £29m in public money this year alone.


02/05/2018
316

Charities call for more affordable homes as rising numbers of people end up trapped in B&Bs and temporary accommodation


12/04/2018
679

“These figures are a devastating reminder that rough sleeping is beyond dangerous – it’s deadly, and it’s claiming more and more lives each year. Those sleeping on our streets are exposed to everything from sub-zero temperatures, to violence and abuse, and fatal illnesses."


11/04/2018
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Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that Crisis will be one of seven charities personally chosen by the couple to benefit from donations in lieu of wedding gifts for their upcoming nuptials.


09/04/2018
218

The Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force on 3 April. It is the biggest change to England's...


03/04/2018
642

Today’s announcement of funding for new Rough Sleeping teams is a step in the right direction, but without further detail of an equally ambitious offer of a home and tailored support for every rough sleeper across the country, it falls short of what’s required to truly end rough sleeping.


30/03/2018
632

Today the government releases its statutory homelessness statistics showing that there are 78,930 households living in temporary accommodation across England, a 4% rise since last year and a massive 49% rise in the last five years.


22/03/2018
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New recommendations to ensure the commitment to eradicate rough sleeping is met have been set out by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.


07/03/2018
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