Homeless families moved 60 miles out of London to East Midlands and Kent towns

Homeless families have been sent to live over 60 miles outside of London by two South London councils. Southwark Council housed one family a two-hour drive away in the East Midlands, while... Read more »

‘Free meals for homeless’ cafe in London’s East End at risk as donations dry up | Cost of living crisis

The founder of a London social enterprise that gives free meals to refugees and the homeless has said it is at risk of closure because the cost of living crisis has led... Read more »

Council knocks down homeless man’s house he built out of an old wardrobe after finding him a place to live

A homeless man who fashioned himself a home from a wardrobe in the middle an East London street now has a place to live. Lukas K, 30, built the home from a... Read more »

Ukrainian refugees arriving in UK are being declared homeless

Ukrainians refugees are being forced to register as homeless upon arriving in Britain because their relatives don’t have enough space and the government isn’t offering them alternative accommodation, it has emerged. The... Read more »

Micro homes for the homeless that are just 25sq metres set to open in South London

Fully built 21-metre modular homes equipped with a kitchen, bathroom, electrics and plumbing have been delivered to South London to house 30 homeless young people. With the help of its patron, Prince... Read more »

EastEnders’ Jake Wood leads volunteers walking in London to raise cash for homeless

The London Homeless Collective (LHC), a group of 25 different charities, have organised The London Walk and hope to raise £100,000 with walkers either doing a 10km route or a marathon-length walk... Read more »

Mum-of-two told she’s ‘intentionally homeless’ after refusing to move back into flat that caught fire while family slept

A traumatised mum who broke her ankle after escaping from a burning flat with her two kids has been told by Haringey Council she has made herself “intentionally homeless” after refusing to... Read more »

How many homeless people died in east London in 2020?

Published: 12:00 PM December 23, 2021 The number of homeless people who died in east London last year has been revealed in Office for National Statistics (ONS) data. In four east London... Read more »

One pay packet away from the streets: the workers who became homeless in the pandemic | Homelessness

Heavy rain soaked Grace’s clothes as she huddled in the doorway of an empty building in Derbyshire. Just weeks before, the 57-year-old had been a care worker, looking after vulnerable adults with... Read more »

Labour claims “stark rise” in homeless…

The motion passed by the Assembly was proposed by Moema, who says “Since the government ended the ban on residential evictions in May 2021, there has been a stark rise in the... Read more »