THOUSANDS of children in Scotland will spend this Christmas without a permanent home, a leading housing charity has warned.
Scottish government figures published earlier this year showed that there were 5,224 children living in temporary accommodation, an increase of 591 between...
Friday 4th Nov 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
London’s window-dressing for the world draws a veil over the hard-to-take realities in many of its parts, says RABBIL SIKDAR
Thursday 13th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
The right to buy scheme has long exacerbated homelessness. The time to act is now, writes PHILIP BURKE
Monday 10th Oct 2016
Councils spend more time telling off vulnerable than helping, MPs reveal
Thursday 18th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MILLIONS of cash-strapped working families are so “stretched to breaking point” that they could be homeless within a month if they lost their job, new figures showed yesterday.
One in three households in England could not afford to pay their rent or mortgage for more than a...
Tuesday 9th Aug 2016
GRANVILLE WILLIAMS looks back to a time when TV took creative risks in tackling issues of racism, homelessness and unemployment affecting ordinary people
Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
As the homelessness crisis accelerates in London, a pioneering firm of architects in the capital is constructing radical solutions. MICHAL BONCZA reports
Thursday 14th Jul 2016
ANDREW MUIRHEAD welcomes the decision to hold it in Glasgow
Saturday 9th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
DAN THOMPSON reports on his People’s Assembly group’s fight against new laws that will fine people for begging on the street
Wednesday 20th Apr 2016
RENTS have hit a new high — well above inflation — as new figures published today showed landlords keep increasing rents to allegedly offset new government legislation.
Housing campaigners blamed lack of controls for the spiralling crisis and demanded more houses be built...
Wednesday 13th Apr 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain