Coronavirus: 'Unprecedented' rise in youth homelessness

There has been an "unprecedented" rise in the number of young people facing homelessness during the coronavirus crisis, a charity has said Read more

6000 new supported homes as part of landmark commitment to end rough sleeping

Radical plans to provide thousands of long-term, safe homes for vulnerable rough sleepers taken off the streets during the pandemic. Read more

London homeless hostels promised £40m to remodel for social distancing

Sadiq Khan has promised cash to help hostels and refuges make permanent changes like alter communal areas and build en-suites Read more

Homeless migrants may be offered ‘voluntary repatriation’ once hotels close, says minister

The homelessness minister has said that homeless migrants who are unable to access housing benefit may be offered “voluntary repatriation” following the coronavirus lockdown, as it is revealed that almost 1,000 of the rough sleepers housed in London have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) Read more

Coronavirus: London charities feeding 'twice as many people'

Homeless charities have said they are feeding up to twice as many people in London during the lockdown Read more

Help announced for domestic abuse survivors and rough sleepers

A raft of measures “to support the most vulnerable in society” including domestic violence victims and rough sleepers have been announced by the Housing Secretary Read more

More than 90% of rough sleepers have been housed during pandemic

More than 90% of rough sleepers known to councils have now been housed to protect them against coronavirus, the Government has said Read more

JK Rowling donates £1m to help homeless and domestic abuse victims

The Harry Potter author said she is thinking of those people out ‘doing their jobs to protect us and our way of life’ Read more

Funding needed to ensure rough sleepers in hotels do not return to streets, GLA tells government

More than 1,000 rough sleepers temporarily housed in London hotels could end up back on the streets if further government funding is not provided, the Greater London Authority (GLA) has warned Read more

'London is so strange and sad': the sacked hospitality workers sleeping rough

Homelessness charity says it has ‘never witnessed a more distressing situation’ than during coronavirus crisis Read more

Fears of 'catastrophic coronavirus outbreak' among homeless in hostels

Charities accuse the government of putting cost above taking action to help isolate up to 35,000 still at risk in shelters Read more

Coronavirus: 'Too many homeless still sleeping rough'

There are still “far too many” homeless people on the streets unable to follow government guidance on coronavirus, charities have warned Read more