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Most recent press releases:
21 Oct '16
St Mungo’s welcomes publication of the Homelessness Reduction Bill
A new version of the Homelessness Reduction Bill, to be debated by MPs on Friday 28 October, has been published.
19 Oct '16
Nowhere safe to stay: Homeless people “told to sleep rough” despite extreme dangers
New research out today from homelessness charity St Mungo’s has revealed that 129 rough sleepers died in London since 2010 – an average of one rough sleeper dying every fortnight – while some people, shockingly, were told by councils to sleep rough to access support.
17 Oct '16
PM announces £40m funding for homelessness prevention
The Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £40m package of funding package to prevent and tackle homelessness.
12 Oct '16
St Mungo’s recognised in 2016 Race Equality Awards
St Mungo's and its BAME Diversity Network have been recognised for leadership in creating equal and inclusive workplaces for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people by winning the 2016 Race Equality Award’s Inclusive Workplace Culture Award.
10 Oct '16
Rise in Homelessness highlights importance of National Rough Sleeping Strategy
St Mungo’s delivers letter with almost 15,000 signatures to 10 Downing Street calling on the Prime Minister to lead a new strategy to end rough sleeping
15 Sep '16
Suspension of housing benefit cap welcome, but rent reduction plan still threatens supported housing for vulnerable people
The government has announced plans to consult on a new funding regime for supported housing. After listening to concerns raised by the sector, ministers have also agreed to drop plans to cap housing benefit for supported housing tenants at the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate.
13 Sep '16
New basic skills project awarded £450,100 Big Lottery Fund money
Around 400 people will benefit from a new scheme from homelessness charity St Mungo’s which is being funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
09 Sep '16
Celebrities and campaigners call on the Prime Minister for a new rough sleeping strategy
Over fifty leaders of health and homelessness organisations, politicians, campaigners and celebrities are calling on the Prime Minister to put an end to rough sleeping, particularly for those people with mental health problems.
02 Sep '16
St Mungo’s ranked ninth in The Inclusive Top 50 Employers list
St Mungo's has been ranked ninth in the new 2016 list of UK based organisations that promote inclusion, released by The Excellence in Diversity Awards.
18 Aug '16
Cross-party committee of MPs calls on government to back new homelessness bill
St Mungo’s welcomes today’s report by the Communities and Local Government Committee which calls on the government to get behind the Homelessness Reduction Bill in order to stem rising levels of homelessness in England.