Monthly Archives: May 2020

Helping tenants to keep their homes – Hull City Council

4th March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

Welfare reform presents significant challenges with Hull being the fourth most deprived local authority and the Council having two-thirds of tenants in receipt of means test support, and responsible for 23,500 properties.  Hull’s approach needed to change in order to prevent homelessness and respond to mental health concerns whilst ensuring that the service remained viable ...

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Making an End to Rough Sleeping a Reality – Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)

4th October, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

The challenge Since 2010, rough sleeping has increased by 165% in the UK. Following the financial crash, homelessness became increasingly commonplace across the country. In Greater Manchester however, our goal is to end the need for rough sleeping by May 2020, alongside developing a 10-year strategy to prevent and reduce homelessness. Greater Manchester’s successes The ...

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