St Mungo’s responds to Government consultation on Section 21

The Government has been asking for views about section 21, or no fault, eviction notices in a consultation. In our response, we describe why we think the Government should remove the option for landlords to use this type of eviction, in order to help people remain in their homes and prevent homelessness. We also outline […]

St Mungo’s response to the DCLG consultation on the Homelessness Code of Guidance

In this submission we comment on the draft DCLG Homelessness Code of Guidance, which sets out how local authorities should carry out their new duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act. The Government has committed to halve rough sleeping in the current parliament and to end rough sleeping by 2027. In this consultation response, we recommend […]

The homelessness legislation: an independent review of the legal duties owed to homeless people

This report outlines the findings of an independent expert panel who assessed the strengths and weaknesses of current homelessness legislation in England. It recommends legislative changes in order to prevent and tackle homelessness more effectively. St Mungo’s was part of the independent panel of experts which also included lawyers, homelessness charities, academics, local authorities and […]

No First Night Out: help for single homeless people – interim report

This report presents findings from research undertaken by St Mungo’s as part of the No First Night Out project, which seeks new approaches to prevent individuals from sleeping rough for the first time. No First Night Out is a tri-borough project working across the London boroughs of Tower hamlets and Hackney and the City of […]