Homelessness and Housing

Homelessness activists want the Everyone In scheme brought back to protect people in the second wave.
Half a million estimated to be in rent arrears as Boris Johnson faces growing calls to extend the ban on evictions.
There have been steep rises in people living in temporary accommodation since Covid hit.
This is Britain’s housing system in 2020: four homeless people wedged into a room too small for their baby to crawl.
Home Office immigration rules also put vulnerable people at risk of modern slavery, warns Crisis.
At 16, Faz and his brothers became housing insecure when their mother died. For Faz though things became even tougher when their identity presented issues and they struggled to find alternate living arrangements. After the local authority failed them Faz was essentially homeless until finding emergency shelter at the AKT emergency ‘Purple Door’ accommodation for LGBTQ+.
Campaigners have called for “unorthodox” measures to tackle the impending "tsunami" of homelessness.
A man disguised as Batman helps Chile’s homeless during COVID-19, delivering hot food packages on the streets of the country's capital city. The anonymous hero scours the streets helping people in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
The government has extended the eviction ban, but the London Renters Union says it hasn't stopped people being thrown out of their homes.
The public is being urged to donate their old smartphones to help keep homeless people connected during the coronavirus pandemic.