NEW DATA: Government data shows 33% increase in rough sleeping numbers in London

Headline Statistics New data was released today (30 April 2024) by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) which covers January to March 2024. In total, 4,118 people were recorded as rough sleeping in London between January to March 2024, this is an increase of 33% on the same period last year. 2,038 people rough […]

Thomas Miller Announces Corporate Charity Partnership with St Mungo’s

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Thomas Miller, an international provider of market-leading insurance services, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with charity St Mungo’s, to help tackle the issues faced by those experiencing homelessness across England, and support them in finding somewhere safe to call home. Nationally, rough sleeping in England has increased by 74% since 2010. In […]

Homelessness close to home for many, charity finds in run up to Christmas.

People experiencing homelessness is at an all-time high – including rough sleeping – and new findings released today reveal just how close to home the issues of homelessness are for the UK.  Leading homelessness charity, St Mungo’s, has found that this year a fifth of us have either been in temporary accommodation, or knows someone […]

St Mungo’s response to the Autumn Statement

Following a huge amount of campaigning over recent months, we are very pleased that the Government has announced an increase in local housing allowance (LHA) from April 2024 to cover the bottom 30% of local rents, as set out by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday 22nd November. St Mungo’s has consistently made […]

St Mungo’s responds to latest CHAIN statistics

In total, 4068 people were recorded as rough sleeping in the capital between Jul-Sep 2023, this is an increase of 12% on the same period last year.  2086 people rough sleeping for the first time, a 13% increase on the same figure this time last year.  481 people deemed to be living on the streets, […]

Offer accepted by Unite

Unite the Union have voted to accept our pay offer, bringing the strike and pay dispute to an end. Here is our statement:   Emma Haddad, Chief Executive of St Mungo’s, said:  “Following a vote, Unite the Union has confirmed its members have accepted the new pay offer package we put forward on 18 August 2023. “In this offer, everyone who is […]

St Mungo’s urges Government to support homeless Londoners as homelessness figures rise by 9%

New data released today (31 July 2023) by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) shows the total number of people sleeping rough in London between April and June 2023 was 3,272. This represents a 9% increase compared with the 2,998 people recorded as sleeping rough in the same period the previous year.  The latest CHAIN data revealed, of those people sleeping rough, that:  1,614 were doing so for the first time, 12% higher than the same period last year  […]