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Yesterday, our Chief Executive met with representatives from government, voluntary organisations to discuss public perceptions to homelessness. As Homeless Action Scotland has been an advocate for improvement in this area it was great to see both the progress already made and some of the plans for...

Yesterday (Thursday 4th April) Homeless Action Scotland hosted a lively first meeting of its homelessness and employability steering group. The steering group has been put together to help shape a series of events that will engage with workers, managers and decision makers. The group has been...

In order to best represent the views of the sector, Homeless Action Scotland is actively looking to hear from people who have views on the proposed commencement of the parts of the Homelessness Etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 concerned with suspending local connection and removing the...

The Herald has reported on the breaches of Unsuitable Accommodation Orders this weekend. They report that Edinburgh City Council were in breach on 750 occasions and failed to provide suitable temp for families and single people. It's good to see that the Housing Minister Kevin Stewart being...

NATIONAL CONFERENCE HEARS THAT PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS NEED TO CHANGE TO MAKE BETTER PROGRESS Scotland’s membership organisation for homelessness today called for a ‘National Conversation’ to address public perceptions of the causes and realities of homelessness. Homeless Action Scotland highlighted studies that show that whilst the public...