Homelessness

The students left homeless amid the accommodation crisis
Activism

The students left homeless amid the accommodation crisis

Nowhere to turn — Across the UK students are being denied accommodation by their universities, leaving them in precarious living situations – from rough sleeping, to sofa surfing and Airbnb, reports Siân Bradley.

Written by: Sian Bradley

How landlords are exploiting London’s homelessness crisis
Activism

How landlords are exploiting London’s homelessness crisis

Broken system — As the pandemic forces droves more people into hardship, landlords and letting agents are capitalising on our worsening housing emergency.

Written by: Alex Norris

An intimate portrait of NYC's Black, queer, homeless youth
Film

An intimate portrait of NYC's Black, queer, homeless youth

West Village kids — In Pier Kids, filmmaker Elegance Bratton returns to Christopher Street Pier – an area steeped in LGBTQ+ history and the place where he spent 10 years of his life homeless – to connect with its current inhabitants.

Written by: Matt Turner

How austerity targeted... homeless people
Opinion

How austerity targeted... homeless people

Cut out: a decade of destruction — In the final instalment of Cut Out, writer and activist Tom Balderstone recalls how Tory cuts led to an unprecedented rise in homelessness.

Written by: Tom Balderstone

How austerity targeted… the LGBTQ community
Opinion

How austerity targeted… the LGBTQ community

Cut out: a decade of destruction — From HIV prevention to domestic abuse: in the latest instalment of Cut Out, writer Louis Staples explores how Tory cuts have gutted LGBTQ support networks.

Written by: Louis Staples

Inside the incredible story of the Skid Row Marathon
Activism

Inside the incredible story of the Skid Row Marathon

Running is power — For the last seven years, LA Judge Craig Mitchell has been leading the Skid Row Running Club – a program that has helped hundreds of ex-convicts, recovering addicts and homeless people find salvation in long-distance running.

Written by: Adam White

Neville Southall tackles... Britain's homelessness crisis
Opinion

Neville Southall tackles... Britain's homelessness crisis

Neville Knows Best — In his new regular column, footballing legend turned Twitter sensation Neville Southall takes on the biggest issues of our time. For his debut, the unlikely activist takes on the homelessness crisis in Britain, accompanied by an original poem.

Written by: Neville Southall

It’s time to talk about how Britain treats its homeless
Opinion

It’s time to talk about how Britain treats its homeless

From Where I Stand — A society can be judged by how it deals with its most vulnerable – and as it gears up for 2018’s Royal Wedding, the UK is already showing its true colours, writes Dawn Foster.

Written by: Dawn Foster

Battling depression and addiction at London’s homeless boxing club
Reportage

Battling depression and addiction at London’s homeless boxing club

Step into the ring — Members of Caris Boxing Club might be marked out as anti-social, dirty and unsafe on the street, but at London's homeless boxing club they're standing up and fighting back.

Written by: Matt Broomfield

The young filmmaker who documented her family becoming homeless
Film

The young filmmaker who documented her family becoming homeless

Half Way — Daisy-May Hudson is bringing Britain's 'dirty little secret' out into the light with a moving documentary film about her own family, who lost their home and were swept to one side.

Written by: Daisy-May Hudson/

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