Homelessness

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Michael Sheen declares himself a ‘not-for-profit actor’
Actor and activist announces he will use future earnings to fund social projects after ‘turning point’ of organising 2019 Homeless World Cup

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @5:43 PM

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The Guardian view on homelessness: don’t cast everyone out again | Editorial
Editorial: Putting people in hotels during the pandemic made a difference. But far too many remain chronically insecure

Editorial

05, Dec, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Finland is the world’s happiest nation – and I want to keep it that way, says prime minister
In a rare interview with foreign media, Sanna Marin says she is determined to defend human rights, despite asylum policy challenges

Alexandra Topping

05, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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At least 688 people died homeless in England and Wales in 2020
Small fall due to emergency lockdown shelter but experts say ‘deeply distressing’ figures could be underestimation

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

01, Dec, 2021 @1:29 PM

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1,500 unhoused LA residents died on the streets during pandemic, report reveals
UCLA researchers and unhoused advocates raise the alarms about the catastrophe of ‘preventable’ deaths outside

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

01, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Why sleeping rough was rare in the 70s | Brief letters
Brief letters: Homelessness | Hanukkah | Sex v food | Quill pens | Mask wearing

29, Nov, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Climate crisis posing growing risk to the homeless, UK charities tell ministers
Letter calls for urgent action this winter to help those with no, or inadequate, housing

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The heavenly comfort of truffle crisps | Brief letters
Brief letters: Comfort eating | Sex or food | Homelessness | Fountain pens | Staircases

Letters

28, Nov, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Domestic abuse offenders in England – not their victims – to be moved away from the family home
Local councils are looking to minimise disruption to children but concerns remain about safety and the underfunding of refuges

Chaminda Jayanetti

27, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Sleeping rough was a rare sight in the 1970s
Letters: Rabbi Margaret Jacobi recalls a decade when street beggars weren’t part of our society, while Rita Gallard and John Parkin reflect on the 70s housing market and the Austin Allegro

Letters

26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Court orders immediate eviction of Baile Hoose squatters in Glasgow
Locals reopened building for climate activists during Cop26 and remained there in protest at lack of housing

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Renter activists block London eviction as end of Covid protections takes toll
Exclusive: bailiffs turned away in Abbey Wood as figures show rise in no-fault eviction notices in England

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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