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Between October 2017 and March 2019, more than 800 people died while homeless. This is a national...


The Greater London Authority published its annual rough sleeping figures today (Combined Homeless...


With the support of our philanthropists and partners, we have never been in such a strong position to achieve the changes to end homelessness once and for good.


Across Great Britain a huge amount has been achieved in the last few months on homelessness. We a...


Over the last few months, we have seen a phenomenal effort from national and local government and homelessness charities to help thousands of people sleeping on our streets, and in overcrowded accommodation, into emergency accommodation in the midst of this dangerous pandemic. Our work - both through our frontline services and with local homelessness organisations - has meant we have seen people who have never before accessed help to end their homelessness provided with a roof over their heads where they can safely self-isolate.


Among the many consequences of the coronavirus pandemic has been the tragic rise in incidences of domestic abuse across the UK, as demonstrated by the sharp growth in calls and visits to the website of the national domestic abuse helpline. In Southwark there has been a 68% increase in the most serious domestic abuse cases since the start of lockdown.


For everyone the last months have changed our lives in ways we would never have expected. As a he...


Last week the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) met to review a revised set o...


For so many of us, these past few months have meant spending more time at home than we ever have...