The Welsh Government has announced £7.8m for its Homelessness Prevention Programme for 2017/18.
The Scottish Government has announced the recipients of £1.65m of funding for homeless services and housing providers working with vulnerable people.
Inside Housing sub-editor Lucy Brown shares her thoughts on her first year as a volunteer with Crisis at Christmas
There are puzzling inconsistencies in the way English councils record cases of homelessness prevention and homelessness relief. Patricia Arthurs investigates
Homelessness on film Video
From I, Daniel Blake to A Street Cat Named Bob, films about housing and homelessness are entering the mainstream. But have they made a difference to people working on the frontline? Kate Youde finds out
Homelessness prevention duties are closer than ever to making it onto the statute books. Sophie Barnes asks what this might mean for English councils
The government has revealed which councils will receive part of its £50m fund to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping.
New duties introduced through proposed homelessness laws will cost town halls millions, councils in London have calculated.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has earmarked £50m to provide move-on accommodation for homeless people and to support women rough sleepers.
Out of the classroom Video
Fifty years after Cathy Come Home, Joe Dart finds out what the next generation of housing professionals are being taught about homelessness
A new campaign called A Home for Cathy aims to bring the wider property sector together to try to end homelessness. Michael Newey explains more
The number of households in temporary accommodation is at an eight-year high, and has soared by more than 50% since 2010, according to the latest government figures.
Westminster has woken up to the homelessness crisis but pressure on the rest of the housing system means it continues to get worse, says Jules Birch
We must summon the spirit of Cathy Come Home to solve poverty once and for all, argues Julia Unwin
The Labour Party has pledged to end rough sleeping through a voluntary deal with housing associations to reserve 4,000 properties for street-homeless people.
Six in ten rough sleepers in England and Wales have seen an increase in “hostile measures” to stop them sleeping in public areas over the past year, research by homelessness charity Crisis has revealed.
The government will intervene with councils which are not meeting their homelessness prevention duties if a new law is passed, the minister responsible for homelessness has revealed.
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.
Let’s create a Cathy Come Home for the 21st century, says Martin Hilditch
Competition judge Henry Barnes suggests some pointers for film-makers to consider when working on their Reel Homes entries
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
Making a difference Video
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.