Tag - Homelessness

Homeless people in the UK range from rough sleepers to people living in temporary accommodation. The legal definition of homelessness depends on eligibility for help, the level of need and if homelessness is the person’s fault. People with children or vulnerable people are given priority. However, refusing an offer of housing can also be deemed as making yourself intentionally homeless.

‘Voice of the homeless’ dies

Salutes to Jimmy Carlson, an inspirational activist and former solider, who was awarded an OBE for services to combatting homelessness, has died aged 69.