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Housing First Scotland Conference Report now live

Scotland’s Housing First Conference brought together diverse speakers and delegates from across housing, justice, health and social care. ‘Branching Out’ report packages up important take-aways from the event held over two days, which will shape what happens next. Read here. 

Comment: no evictions to nowhere

Claire Frew, Policy and Impact Manager at Homeless Network Scotland, comments on the current discussions on evictions and the urgency needed to prevent evictions in homelessness. Emergency legislation to prevent the enforcement of evictions during the pandemic has played a vital role in protecting people’s homes – and may at least in part…

Homelessness in Scotland: 2020-21 statistics

Released today Tuesday 29 June, findings for that period show: There were 33,792 applications for homelessness assistance – a decrease of 3,251 (9%) compared with 2019/20 There were 27,571 households assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness – a decrease of 4,010 (13%) compared to 2019/20 While the number of…