Homelessness

Homelessness among old people soars by 39%, official figures reveal

2 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Local housing allowance is not keeping up with rent increases, campaigners say
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Kanye West tried to build 'Star Wars'-inspired domes for the homeless, but LA officials just forced him to tear them down

Kanye West tried to build 'Star Wars'-inspired domes for the homeless, but LA officials just forced him to tear them down

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Kanye West constructed four "Star Wars"-inspired structures on his property in Calabasas, California, which were intended to house the homeless. The dwellings were supposed to...
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Dame Helen Mirren: My family was lucky to avoid homelessness

2 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

Mirren "jumped on board" when asked to read a bedtime story for The World's Big Sleep Out
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Dame Helen Mirren and Will Smith to read bedtime stories to fight homelessness worldwide

Dame Helen Mirren and Will Smith to read bedtime stories to fight homelessness worldwide

7 hours ago   |   Metro

The pair will read bedtime stories in London and New York City Dame Helen Mirren and Will Smith are joining forces as part of a campaign to fight homelessness, with the pair...
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Homeless denied housing over fears they are too poor, study says

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Research shows landlords ‘screen out' homeless applicants deemed financial risk Homeless people are being denied access to affordable housing because social landlords are...
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The World's Big Sleep Out launched following Scottish success

8 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

The World's Big Sleep Out is being launched following the success of Social Bite's Sleep in the Park, hosted in Scottish cities in 2017 and 2018. On Saturday December 7, tens...
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We're telling the stories of those who died homeless - here's why

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Hundreds of homeless people die on Britain's streets every year. It's time to recognise this as a societal failing - and to stop just passing by It started with the tents. From...
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The homeless death of Aimee Teese: 'I didn't think it would come to this at 30'

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Aimee Teese 1988-2019: She was a much-loved mum with a ‘massive, infectious laugh'. So why did Aimee die in a tent in Liverpool city centre? Aimee Teese's final words to her...
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Celebrities back Big Sleep Out charity event to raise £40million for homelessness- and here's why YOU should too

13 hours ago   |   The Sun


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World's Big Sleep Out campaign aims to raise £40m to combat homelessness

15 hours ago   |   The Independent

'Urgent action is required to address the human suffering on our streets,' say campaigners
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