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It’s time to stop the scandal

By Beatrice Orchard, Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager, St Mungo’s  In February St Mungo’s launched a campaign to stop the scandal of people with mental health problems left sleeping rough. St Mungo’s works with thousands of people sleeping rough every...

A South American perspective on UK homelessness

By LCEH Volunteers Endryu Kainã Pinheiro De Villa & Alesandra Patricia Pinheiro De Villa Homelessness is present in every single country in the world. The demand for housing usually results in physiological distress as low-wage workers aren’t able to pay their...

When a home is not a house….

By Jos Bell – Chair of the London Socialist Health Association and Health & Wellbeing lead for the Fabian Women’s Network When the chill of the pavement can be felt underneath our booted feet or the harsh winter wind whistles through our thick coats...

A Quick Fix to a Worsening Crisis

By Ryan Maynes, LCEH – Head of Policy Chancellor George Osborne has announced his 2016 budget and pledged millions to help rough sleepers, yet it is not enough, and fails to address the prevention of and solution to homelessness.  Yesterday’s Budget took on the...

Why our outreach work is only the beginning…

By Ryan Maynes, LCEH – Head of Policy Last Thursday, our London team went on our weekly outreach around King’s Cross and Euston. We saw some of the same faces, but we also some new ones. Some of the stories we heard from people were harrowing, but they...