Homelessness

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‘Nobody cares I have nowhere to live’: wildland firefighters struggle with homelessness
As wildfires consume the American west, economic uncertainty plagues those tasked with containing them

Brian Osgood

21, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Third of low-income households unable to pay bills, finds research
Nearly 4 million households earning £25,000 or less report falling behind, up threefold since pandemic

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How to cut a long story short | Brief letters
Brief letters: Boring books | Homeless truths | Know your carrots | Yotam’s bunny chow | Guardian Soulmates

Letters

19, Oct, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Youth homelessness has risen 40% in five years, says UK charity
Centrepoint estimates 121,000 homeless or at risk, with analysis showing black people disproportionally affected

Aamna Mohdin and Tobi Thomas

18, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Homelessness prevention is better than cure | Letter
Letter: With the end of the furlough scheme and cut to universal credit, thousands are at risk of eviction unless the government acts now, writes John Bird

Letters

17, Oct, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Meet Floki, the street barber of Perth: ‘It’s not just about the haircut’
Once a month on Fridays, Ali ‘Floki’ Bouazar takes time off work to hit the streets of Perth, providing free haircuts to those in need

Kerry Faulkner

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Dying on the streets’: at least 44 homeless people have died in Perth this year
Exclusive: As homelessness rises in Western Australia the community has been confronted by the rate of deaths

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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LA clears another park encampment in battle over worsening housing crisis
Unhoused residents fear they’ll end up back on the street after MacArthur Park closure: ‘This won’t solve the problem’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

14, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Manila’s newly homeless tell of survival in lockdown – photo essay
As Covid hit, thousands of Filipinos were left trapped in the capital without work. Many ended up on the street and are still waiting to rebuild their lives

Alecs Ongcal

08, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Pier Kids review – radically empathetic chronicle of queer Black youth
Elegance Bratton’s documentary about the gay and transgender haven of Manhattan’s Chelsea Piers shows a community under attack from all sides

Phuong Le

04, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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100,000 renters in England ‘risk eviction’ when universal credit is cut
Housing charity Crisis says £20-a-week reduction could be final blow for struggling households

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘I feel more secure’: how a holistic approach helps India’s beggars build a better life
In Rajasthan a project developing self-esteem and skills is getting people off the streets and into work

Amrit Dhillon

09, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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