Homelessness

‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign
Stop mass homelessness campaign

‘I know what it’s like to be on the street’ Why a London frontline homeless worker is backing our campaign

The welfare group founder who was on the frontline of the pandemic response is backing our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign as he knows only too well the dangers homeless people face.

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness Campaign

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness was launched in summer to warn of a coming storm. Falling Covid-19 support now risks homelessness on a scale we have never seen before and the costs of failing to act could be great

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Housing

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

Local authorities in Wakefield and Brent are leading the way in demanding action to Stop Mass Homelessness this winter.

Which charities are fighting homelessness in the UK?
Housing

Which charities are fighting homelessness in the UK?

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping
Vagrancy Act

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping

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This man was sleeping at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 when Covid hit. Now he’s made a film about it
Homelessness

This man was sleeping at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 when Covid hit. Now he’s made a film about it

Almost all Welsh councils are bracing themselves for a surge in homelessness this winter
Housing

Almost all Welsh councils are bracing themselves for a surge in homelessness this winter

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic
homelessness

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action
Stop Mass Homelessness

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action

Jeff Bezos has donated $100m to homelessness causes – here’s how much that is in the real world
Homelessness

Jeff Bezos has donated $100m to homelessness causes – here’s how much that is in the real world

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities
Renting

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities

Here’s how to make a winter coat donation to help people in need
Charity

Here’s how to make a winter coat donation to help people in need

Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row
News

Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row

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‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets
Film

‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets

Gove: Leaseholders shouldn’t pay to remove flammable cladding from homes
Housing

Gove: Leaseholders shouldn’t pay to remove flammable cladding from homes

Calls for U-turn after Premier League blocks homelessness charity’s Boxing Day kit plan
News

Calls for U-turn after Premier League blocks homelessness charity’s Boxing Day kit plan

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else
Housing

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing
Housing

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing

‘At least’ 116 people who died while homeless in London this year remembered in touching service
Housing

‘At least’ 116 people who died while homeless in London this year remembered in touching service

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before
News

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them
Housing

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them

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Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019
Housing

Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown
Housing

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown

Rishi Sunak said homelessness funding is increasing. It’s actually being cut
News

Rishi Sunak said homelessness funding is increasing. It’s actually being cut

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness
John Bird

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters
Housing

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Opinion

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year
Housing

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year

Meet the people selling street papers around the world
Life

Meet the people selling street papers around the world