In the media

A history of homelessness

September 19, 2018 0

The UK government recently pledged to ‘end homelessness’ by 2027. But has such a strategy ever been attempted before and, given the success of historical examples, is it even possible? Writing for History Extra, Nicholas Crowson […]

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Homelessness: what people get wrong about it

August 16, 2018 0

The UK is experiencing rising levels of rough sleeping and homelessness. It’s not the only nation where this is happening – there are clear parallels in Australia, too. As a UK academic researching homelessness, who recently attended Australia’s National Homelessness Conference in […]

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Poor philosophy at root of housing crisis

August 6, 2018 0

The homelessness crisis in Australia is growing, but there is hope our government can learn from other countries like Finland, which has managed to eradicate rough sleeping by replacing shelters with permanent homes. In a […]

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Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness

July 5, 2018 0

Some 544,000 people in the United States have no shelter every night, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Homeless families make up over one-third of this total. Beyond exposing them to weather, crime and […]