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Homelessness

Brighton & Hove Housing Coalition joins with 100 other organisations to call for Local Authorities to ensure no-one is pushed out onto the streets

As lockdown measures are eased, we are extremely concerned that some homeless people, particularly those with NRPF, may be evicted from council-provided accommodation and be forced to return to destitution. This would be a moral, humanitarian and public health catastrophe, especially given that many shelters will be unable to reopen due to ongoing social distancing...

HUMAN RIGHTS: HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS

Human Rights Activists are Finding that the rights of its city’s homeless population were often being neglected, the Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition – a group of housing activist organizations and individuals – brought the Homeless Bill of Rights before their council. David Thomas explains how BHHC did it and what the future might look...

Guardianship Schemes

Guardianship schemes Brighton & Hove Housing Coalition is in favour in principle of the idea of using properties that are standing empty pending redevelopment or demolition as temporary homes for people who would not otherwise have them. In general people seek to achieve this by means of guardianship schemes. We have some difficulties with such...

David Thomas Leading on Legal Matters

David Thomas our Legal Officer was recently invited as a guest lecturer by the Warwick University School of Law. After networking with talented law students David inspired them to set up their own campaign around the Homeless Bill of Rights. We hope to bring you the podcast interview soon so be sure to check back. David...
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