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May 30, 2024

Remembering Jeremy Swain: A Remarkable Friend and Colleague

Dr Ligia Teixeira, CEO at the Centre for Homelessness Impact, writes a tribute to Jeremy Swain.

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May 31, 2024

Can We Really End Rough Sleeping?

With the latest government figures showing the highest rise in rough sleeping for many years in England, and the current Mayor of London committed to ending rough sleeping by 2030, Mick Clarke, CEO of The Passage, reflects on if we truly can end rough sleeping.

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May 25, 2024

Finalists for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness 2024 Announced

Finalists announced for The Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness 2024, with entries from ITV News, The i Paper and the Liverpool Echo featured alongside new writing and innovative campaigning.

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May 25, 2024

Homeless families forced to live in tents and hotels as temporary accommodation runs out

Daniel Hewitt, Imogen Barrer and Mariah Cooper have been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness for their work with ITV News. In this video the team investigate temporary accommodation and the homelessness epidemic.

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May 25, 2024

My Nugget of Wisdom

David Tovey has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness for his work with Arts and Homeless International. In this personal piece he writes about his health struggles and homelessness, and how one man’s generosity helped set him onto a new path.

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May 25, 2024

‘They throw you away like garbage’ - The homeless families being told to move up to 230 miles away by councils

This article by Vicky Spratt, Housing Correspondent for the i newspaper and shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness, reports on families being moved out of London boroughs to temporary accommodation elsewhere

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May 25, 2024

‘A lot of people still think homelessness is a choice. It’s not. It’s desperation’

Unheard Voices, a group of community reporters living in Greater Manchester, has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness

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May 25, 2024

'Solving our dire homes crisis will be the key to getting into No10 - it starts with social housing'

This article by housing campaigner and guest columnist, Kwajo Tweneboa, discusses what political parties need to do to solve the housing crisis and is one of Kwajo’s shortlisted pieces for the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness

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