The Homelessness Reduction Bill comes before the House of Lords today. Lord Richard Best says this presents an opportunity to air some wider concerns.
Shelter has appointed Polly Neate, the current chief executive of domestic violence charity Women’s Aid, as its new chief executive.
Despite offering support to the Homelessness Reduction Bill in the Lords, Labour does not share the optimistic view that committed funding will be sufficient, says Andy Slaughter
New homelessness prevention duties in Wales have been defended amid a sharp rise in rough sleeping, with the sector suggesting the policy has simply resulted in more accurate statistics.
Children and pregnant women will spend no longer than one week in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation, the Scottish Government has pledged.
Families with children in Scotland are spending too long in temporary accommodation, risking their health and well-being, a report from Shelter Scotland has concluded.
Labour peers will back the Homelessness Reduction Bill when it reaches the House of Lords, but will call for additional funding for councils.
The homelessness debate can often be caught up in facts and figures. As the Homelessness Reduction Bill makes its way through parliament, Danielle Aumord talks to one man about life in the system
The government has announced it will increase funding for the Homelessness Reduction Bill by £13m.
Jules Birch blogs on the prospects for the Homelessness Reduction Bill as MPs give it a third reading
The Homelessness Reduction Bill has passed its final stage in the Commons and will now head to the House of Lords.
Thinking of entering our Reel Homes competition? Film director Michael Chandler provides tips on how to capture experience of homelessness on screen
The number of people sleeping rough on the streets has soared by 16% over the past year, the latest government figures reveal.
Councils could be required to work with households to prevent them becoming homeless beyond the 56-day time period set out in the Homelessness Reduction Bill, under an amendment planned by the government.
The government expects the new duties in the Homelessness Reduction Bill to lead to a 30% decrease in homelessness acceptances by its third year, a document seen by Inside Housing has revealed.
Jimmy Carlson, an activist who was awarded an OBE for his services to combatting homelessness, has died aged 69.
An interactive live performance of a play inspired by Cathy Come Home will be streamed live tonight, with readers able to change the plot acted out on stage.
The government has announced £48m will be given to councils for the extra duties they will face from the Homelessness Reduction Bill.
The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has soared by 17% in a year, the latest government statistics reveal.
The largest housing association in Scotland has received almost half a million pounds raised in fines from bankers to help house homeless veterans.
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
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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.
A new project aims to show that early intervention is key to addressing the homelessness crisis, says Jack Jeffery