There is a long, dishonourable history of detrimental policy going back to the 15th century.
The problem with most public housing 'renewal' programs is that the residents have the least say in what happens to the places they call home. The evidence of housing research is also being ignored.
New Zealand's coalition government plans to transition to a low-emissions economy while also addressing major urban issues such as unaffordable housing, inequality and poverty.
Homeless people are far more likely to suffer sleep deprivation with all its associated problems.
A decade after the launch of a national campaign to reduce homelessness, the latest figures show Australia is going backwards. Research points to problems in the public housing system as a key factor.
When homelessness charities work alongside Home Office immigration teams, it can put vulnerable people off seeking help.
Theresa May blames councils and developers for the housing crisis – but it's a lack of leadership that's the problem.
Less than 15% of the most disadvantaged people in Australia exit poverty from one year to the next. We need to design policy to tackle this.
A homeless man was found dead at Westminster station, on the doorstep of the Palace of Westminster.
Catastrophic increases in opioid overdose deaths across Canada require a broad response -- tackling housing, food and income insecurity as well as the contaminated drug supply.
The leader of Windsor council wants the streets cleared of homeless people ahead of the royal wedding – saying some people are choosing to sleep rough.
Three innovative projects set to be completed this year are geared toward strengthening communities that have been left out of the economic recovery.
Roughly 700,000 students ages 13 to 17 have experienced homelessness in the last year. An education researcher says the obstacles that these students face can threaten their college dreams.
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.
Rough sleeping by EU citizens in the UK can no longer be considered an abuse of free movement rights – but the homeless are still vulnerable.
By drawing on common values, faith communities can take a lead in making cities fairer, safer, accessible and affordable for all.
Research shows social enterprises employ more people with disabilities, female managers and long-term unemployed than regular businesses. This will be key to a more inclusive economy.
The rising number of older Australians is exposing the shortage of housing options and services to meet their needs, putting them at increasing risk of homelessness.
An innovative collaboration between government, a non-profit group and philanthropists has found a way to provide urgently needed housing on land that would otherwise be left vacant for years.
A new government program will create 10,000 work placements for undergraduates in only business and STEM subjects. Why not fund students to innovate in the social sector too?