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Self-build housing - a win, win, win? 
With the housing shortage increasingly acute, groups and LAs around the UK are looking to community self-build as a potential solution.
5 tips to help those on the street 
Lessons from The Bowery Mission, New York, established in 1879 and seeing lives changed every week.
Housing First - experience of a pilot 
In Manchester, Shelter are running a 2 year Housing First pilot working with people with complex needs. Some results are being seen.
A place to call home? 
A set of six bible studies for small group discussion focusing on a range of issues around housing.
An end to rough sleeping? 
Overwhelming evidence supports Housing First, which provides homes alongside support to homeless people with complex needs.
Church and homelessness survey report
What are churches are doing for homeless people and what are the challenges they face in meeting the seemingly increasing demand?
Night shelter
As winter draws near, many churches will be participating in running night shelters for those on the streets. Here's the story of a Night Shelter provided each night by one of 6 churches in Manchester.
1000+ facts about the prison system
Prison Reform Trust produced a fact file about prisons in England+Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in autumn 2015. It contains a huge number of insights and would inform prayer and other initiatives.
A sign that read: “Want a Job. Anything Helps.” 
This month will be the first anniversary of Albuquerque’s There’s a Better Way program, which hires street people for day jobs tidying up the city in partnership with a local charity, St Martin's, that serves the homeless population.

Events (1 found)

National Community Led Housing Conference 2017 - London
@Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LN
The first-ever National Community-led Housing Conference will be a celebration of what has been achieved to date, a demonstration of how community-led housing is a vital force for social good, and, most importantly, a discussion on where the sector goes next. During a time of crisis and heartbreak in housing, community-led housing is a positive story. For individuals interested in community-led housing, community land trusts, cohousing groups, local authorities, housing associations, architects.

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