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At Homeless Action Scotland we believe that the next Government in Scotland should show it is serious about ending homelessness by creating a new, dedicated ministerial post for Housing and Homelessness. We believe that there are some significant problems within homelessness which have been masked......

The Scottish Parliament elections are rapidly approaching, and the various political parties are setting out their vision for Scotland. We have heard from many other organisations – and agree – that we need a significant increase in social housing. However, there are a number of......

‘VITAL’ AMENDMENT WILL PROTECT HOUSING RIGHTS FOR VICTIMS The Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill passed in the Scottish Parliament today will offer vital housing protections for survivors of domestic abuse after the Scottish Government accepted an amendment proposed by Homeless Action Scotland. The Bill introduces......

Homeless Action Scotland regret the recent death of a young man who died of a drug overdose days after leaving his rehabilitation placement, for fear of losing his home. Systems often overlook those who are vulnerable and all too often system change takes too long......

Our mission is to be the leading organisation influencing and supporting the development and implementation of effective policy and practice that meets the challenges of homelessness in Scotland. Not just working to help people out of homelessness but to create a Scotland where homelessness can......

A blog from our CEO, Gavin Yates. Everyone at Homeless Action is delighted to see the eviction ban extended again by the Scottish Government. Sincerely, well-done SG! At the most recent Homeless Prevention Strategy Group – just before Christmas – the Minister, Kevin Stewart heard......