15 Mar 2021 - 3:00pm
Our online magazine for homelessness professionals. News, opinion and features from Homeless Link and across the sector.
- Bethan Lant in Blogs
15 Mar 2021 - 9:03am
Ahead of our Homelessness & Migration: Working towards better solutions together conference on Wednesday,...
- Rob Cartridge in Press notices
12 Mar 2021 - 2:47pm
Thursday 11 March was good day for people facing homelessness. Two key decisions mean life-saving services can now be accessed.
Some short-term wins, but Budget fails to address root causes or offer meaningful route to ending homelessnessJennie Corbett in Blogs
5 Mar 2021 - 9:00am
Wednesday’s Budget announcements showed Government has been listening to some of the sector’s key demands, with key wins for young people experiencing homelessness and Universal Credit (UC) claimants.
- Caroline Bernard in Press notices
3 Mar 2021 - 3:01pm
In today’s Budget, the Chancellor announced that the Universal Credit Uplift would be extended by 6 months. In the detailed document he also announced some improvements for young people who have been homeless for more than 3 months.
- Becky Rice in Blogs
3 Mar 2021 - 9:00am
Media coverage about rough sleeping in 2020/21 has often focused on the ‘Everyone In’ initiative, and in particular hotel provision for those rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping. For part one of our Atlas launch blog series we look in more...
- Louise Weaver in Press notices
25 Feb 2021 - 9:35am
A total of 2,688 people were estimated to be sleeping rough in England on a single night in autumn 2020, representing a 37% decrease from the 2019 figure of 4,266, according to the Government’s 2020 Rough Sleeping Snapshot, published today.
The number of people sleeping rough continues to decrease in England, but ongoing effort is paramountin Blogs
25 Feb 2021 - 9:30am
The Government figures published today reveal the largest decrease in the estimated number of people rough sleeping since 2010, but this is still 52% higher than when the snapshot approach was introduced a decade ago.