The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.
Some 255,000 people are homeless in England, housing charity Shelter has found.
Thinking of entering our Reel Homes competition? Film director Michael Chandler provides tips on how to capture experience of homelessness on screen
A new project aims to show that early intervention is key to addressing the homelessness crisis, says Jack Jeffery
Housing First has all but eradicated rough sleeping in Finland. Nick Johnstone looks at how it is catching on in the UK
The government is to pump an extra £10m into the Rough Sleeping Fund over two years, doubling the money for “innovative approaches”.
Housing First is a success story – the UK should learn from it, says David Ireland
Rough sleeping is on the increase but there are effective approaches, says Cath McAndry
The sector needs to invoke the pioneering spirit of housing predecessors to meet today’s challenges, says Chan Kataria
Services for homeless people are just as relevant today as they were decades ago, says Mike Andrews
Housing associations have a vital role to play in tackling the root causes of homelessness, says Simon Clark
One in three councils took a child into care in 2014/15 where a central reason for the decision was the family’s homelessness, an Inside Housing investigation has revealed.
Competition judge Henry Barnes suggests some pointers for film-makers to consider when working on their Reel Homes entries
Let’s create a Cathy Come Home for the 21st century, says Martin Hilditch
A modern day Cathy Video
In Cathy Come Home, a family’s homelessness leads to their children being taken into care. Half a century later in modern Britain, it is still happening. Martin Hilditch investigates
Half a century ago, audiences across the country were shocked and moved by what was later voted the best television drama ever made: Ken Loach’s Cathy Come Home.
More than 12,000 housing benefit payments are being made to addresses in caravan and mobile home parks, a new Inside Housing investigation has revealed.
An Inside Housing investigation has found that thousands of people on low incomes are choosing to live in caravans and mobile homes. Martin Hilditch uncovers a hidden world that raises questions about the housing benefit system
Senior council executives have revealed they are concerned about the ability of vulnerable people to access housing in their areas, on the anniversary of Cathy Come Home.
There’s still a homelessness crisis, five decades after the release of Cathy Come Home, says Simon Graham
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Julie Fadden is determined to use her term as president of the Chartered Institute of Housing to end rough sleeping - and she’s prepared to “get on people’s nerves” to do it. Martin Hilditch investigates
We must move towards a culture change in the services provided to entrenched homeless people with multiple needs in this country, says Rick Henderson
The market has failed to deliver the homes the country needs in the 50 years since Cathy Come Home first aired, according to the film’s director Ken Loach.
In remembering Cathy Come Home, housing associations need to make the case for homes that the Cathys of today can afford, says Tom Murtha
Housing minister Gavin Barwell’s Croydon constituency has a homelessness crisis. Now members of the community are taking matters into their own hands to find a solution. Martin Hilditch reports
There is much we can learn from the Canadian approach to homelessness, says Matt Downie
Fifty years on from Cathy Come Home, valuable work is being carried out to highlight homelessness, says Tony Stacey
Housing First turned Finland from a country with a severe homelessness problem into one with almost no rough sleepers. Gavriel Hollander finds out how
Inside Housing has launched a campaign to tackle rough sleeping to mark this week’s 50th anniversary of the landmark film Cathy Come Home.
A troubling television documentary shows the lack of good quality, well managed supported housing, says David Orr
Homelessness in Northern Ireland has risen by 6% over the past three years, according to Crisis UK’s latest Homelessness Monitor.
Ministers need a national strategy to tackle the causes of homelessness, says Faye Greaves
A lack of support and ignorance about housing options leads to persistent homelessness, says Mr Anonymous
It is nonsensical for the government to endorse measures to prevent homelessness, while putting more families at risk of losing their home, says Heather Spurr
Private landlords out to make a quick profit from rising house prices are contributing to increasing homelessness, says Dan Wilson Craw
Theresa May promised to create a country for everyone but the new lower benefit cap will put thousands of families at risk of homelessness, says Sam Lister
Licensing landlords in Wales will give local authorities a true picture of the private rented sector and raise standards, says Sian Jones
The Homelessness Reduction Bill has been voted through to the next stage in parliament, winning unanimous support from MPs across political parties.
The Homelessness Reduction Bill will help those at risk but ministers must make sure councils have sufficient resources, says Alice Ashworth
The government will support the Homelessness Reduction Bill, the communities secretary has announced.