Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Tag: UK Professional Networks

A fifth of young people are homeless – you just can’t see them

People sleeping rough are vastly outnumbered by those whose homelessness we don’t see. More needs to be done to reach the most vulnerable.

Homelessness and housing problems reach crisis point in all EU countries – except Finland

Report on ‘alarming evidence’ of rising homelessness singles out UK for criticism while warning that one in 70 Athens residents are homeless.

Homeless women are even more vulnerable than homeless men

Channel 4 programme shows more women are becoming homeless and being treated far worse on the streets and by councils.

Council cuts push specialist housing for vulnerable people into the cold

Charities say 14% fall in spending by councils on supported housing for people with mental health issues is short-sighted and will cost more in the long run.

I’m a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim

When you cry down the phone I feel like crying too, but if I speak to you for longer than 23 minutes and go off-script I risk losing my job.

We’re scrapping right to buy in Wales to protect vulnerable families

People should be able to get on the property ladder without it depleting our social housing stock. We must ensure everybody has a decent place to live.





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