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At Homeless Action Scotland we are about to embark on a programme of work where we will use our expertise to try to help people across Scotland have a better understanding of homelessness. We won’t be starting this journey alone and will be getting support from...

Our sister organisation in England, Homeless Link has joined forces with Youth Voice to co-produce a new report looking into young people's experience of homelessness and rough sleeping in England. Although operating under different legislation, many of the experiences and gaps in service provision of the...

Youth homelessness isn’t always visible in a way that captures the public imagination. It’s not common to see young people sleeping rough on the streets of towns and cities, although there are definitely those that do. Youth homelessness is almost invisible - and that makes...

At Homeless Action Scotland we welcome today’s celebration of Scottish Housing and this year’s particular focus on social housing. However, Scotland as a nation needs to do so much better. Social housing, irrespective of council or housing association is a vital part of how we...

Our CEO Gavin Yates reports back from the Homeless Prevention Strategy Group (HPSG) and warns that despite worrying homelessness statistics this year, potentially yet more bad news is on the horizon. The HPSG is a group of representatives from the Voluntary Sector, Health, Social Landlords, Scottish...

Homeless Action Scotland is delighted to see reports on social media from the leader of Glasgow City Council that they have identified £4m to support those organisations who were about to receive devastating cuts. This is thanks largely to how the Law Centres and CABx were...

The Homelessness statistics issued by the Scottish Government yesterday were an indication of the depth of the housing emergency facing Scotland. The statistics cover the period immediately pre-Covid 19 and show increases in people formally going down the homeless route and, worryingly, increases in rough sleeping...

COVID 19 has been one of the most challenging and difficult times our society has faced since the Second World War. We are far from out of the pandemic, and we are less than a year into it affecting our society. Every family, company, organisation,...