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Welcome to the Media centre where you can find our latest press releases and contact details for the Crisis press office.

Contact the Crisis press team

Monday to Friday - 9 - 5pm

Press Office

T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

Out of hours:

Out-of-hours media line

M: 07973 372587

Please note these numbers are only for media enquiries. If you need help with homelessness or other issues please visit our 'Get help' section.

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Nine out of 10 councils warn more and more people in their area on the lowest incomes will become...


15/05/2019
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New figures today from the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) – the most compr...


30/04/2019
394

Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has announced today (Monday 15 April) that the...


15/04/2019
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Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, is celebrating an impressive milestone this mon...


25/03/2019
396

New figures from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism have revealed that 798 people have died w...


11/03/2019
376

Today (Friday 1st March 2019) the High Court has ruled that the Government’s Right to Rent policy breaches the European Convention of Human Rights and is causing discrimination.


01/03/2019
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Reductions in homelessness across Scotland have stalled – the Scottish Government’s radical plans...


25/02/2019
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Today, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures detailing the number of people who have died while homeless in each local authority across England and Wales between 2013 and 2017. The figures show that homeless people are nine point two (9.2) times more likely to die when living in the most deprived areas of the country¹. The figures also reveal that the highest estimated numbers of deaths during the five year period were in major urban areas, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol and London².


25/02/2019
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Rough sleeping was slightly up in Wales in 2018 compared to the previous year. Welsh Government's...


05/02/2019
448

Today the Government has released its 2018 rough sleeping count figures for England. Based on the count or estimate from each local authority, the figures show that 4,677 people slept rough on a single given night in Autumn 2018.


31/01/2019
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In response to Amber Rudd’s, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, decision to make direct pa...


11/01/2019
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More than 170,000 families and individuals across Britain are experiencing the worst forms of homelessness, according to new figures released today. This includes people sleeping on our streets, sofa-surfing with strangers, living in hostels, and stuck in other dangerous situations.


23/12/2018
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