News from UK

First youth ‘Housing First’ project launched in the UK

Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, Rock Trust, has launched the UK’s first ever Housing First for Youth project in West Lothian. http://www.scottishhousingnews.com/17582/first-youth-housing-first-project-launched-in-the-uk/

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Housing First new guidance

Homeless Link has published a set of guidelines for Housing First. The Housing First England programme is in the latter half of its second year and is already making an impact.  Over 30 services are fully operational in England, and Homeless Link is providing advice and support to these providers in several ways.

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The feasibility study for Housing First in the Liverpool City Region launched

The study is the most comprehensive homelessness reform agenda for a city in England to date, and offers a complete system shift with housing first and housing led approaches that would transform the prospects of current and future homeless populations. The study aimed to test the feasibility of implementing Housing First at scale within the Liverpool […]

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Can Housing First help end homelessness?

Blog post, Matt Downie from The Crises. The Centre for Social Justice has presented a plan to end homelessness

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Government considering plans to house addicts who sleep rough

The British Government is considering to adopt Housing First -strategy to help homeless addicts.

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Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK

Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK

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