Tag Archives: homelessness

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group: tackling homelessness following coronavirus


In early June, Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart, MSP asked HARSAG to reconvene in order to consider Scotland’s response... Read More

Crisis COVID-19 Frontline impact survey


Crisis are conducting research to better understand the impact that Coronavirus has had on people experiencing homelessness, how... Read More
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Housing First Dundee finds that Better Futures is key tool


Dundee City Council is one of five Scottish pathfinder local authorities for the Housing First model and aims... Read More

Homelessness event briefing


The HSEU jointly delivered a homelessness event on 11th March with Cosla and the Simon Community entitled The... Read More

No Place Like Home Photography Competition 2018


No Place Like Home Photography Competition 2018 open to all who receive Housing Support... Read More

DWP pilot to reduce benefit sanctions for homeless


The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been running a pilot scheme in England with local housing... Read More
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JSA sanctions – an easement for homeless people


Some easement of JSA sanctions for the homeless A new easement may assist some people facing homelessness who... Read More

Consultation: extending the number of days benefit is not paid at the beginning of a claim


The Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) has launched a call for evidence about a plan to increase the number of days a new claimant is not entitled to benefit payments from 3 days to 5 days. ... Read More
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Having and Keeping a Home: steps to preventing homelessness among young people


The Equal Opportunities Committee would like to find out how things have changed since their 2012 report, and is keen to hear from young people who have experienced homelessness, local authorities, voluntary organisations and other stakeholders involved in preventing and managing youth homelessness.... Read More

Homelessness Statistics – December 2013


Latest official homelessness statistics to December 2013, published 25 March, indicate continuing falls in recorded homelessness across Scotland.... Read More