Martin Reed

Martin edits CONNECT magazine, our blogs and our fortnightly email bulletins for members. He supports the production of Homeless Link's publications, and leads the development of our online and social media presence.

Can you tell us a bit about your background? After leaving residential care on my sixteenth birthday I experienced homelessness, sofa surfing and...
We interviewed Senna Eswaralingam, one of the authors of A High Cost to Pay, our new report on benefit sanctions, about the impact this loss of...
The Government claims that benefit sanctions (stopping someone's Jobseeker's Allowance for 1-36 months) give people an incentive to go out...
We often read about the major city launches of No Second Night Out projects - London and Liverpool in particular. We hear less about the smaller...
StreetLink, a new service to help rough sleepers in England launches today, following successful local trials which show that involving the public...
A new multimedia exhibition opens at the gallery@oxo on Wednesday, offering a unique and stark glimpse into the lives of a number of homeless women...
One last post to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part in today's Tweetathon. As one tweeter said: "Please remember that #...
It's no surprise that people have trouble understanding homelessness when most portrayals in film and on television are based on...
On 2nd July, as London prepared for the Olympics, 300 performers who have experienced homelessness took part in a concert at the Royal Opera House...
Last night, 300 performers who have experienced homelessness took part in a concert at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Presented by...
Congratulations to Jimmy Carlson, who spent 23 years living on the streets and in hostels – but is now set to receive an OBE for his services...