London rough sleeping hits record high

The number of rough sleepers in London has surged to a record high, with around 22 people now sleeping on the streets for the first time each day, new figures show. Data collated by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) shows 3,985 people slept rough across the capital from July to September 2019, 28 per cent increase […]

Homelessness report highlights the contribution of small faith-based organisations

A survey run by Homeless Link in partnership with Housing Justice has highlighted the vital role that small, community and faith-based organisations play in supporting individuals facing homelessness, often filling in the gaps where other services are unable to help. The report, ‘A critical safety net’, is based on data drawn from a survey of small, […]

Bishop Rob is our new Board Chair

The Bishop of Edmonton Robert ‘Rob’ Wickham is our new Board chair. Bishop Rob, who has been actively involved with housing Justice for 18 months, took up his new role in March. Homelessness issues have been a defining feature throughout his 20 year ministry, working with churches to provide night shelters, appreciating and witnessing at […]

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