Category: Housing Market

Depression and homelessness


Poor mental health remains one of the great unaddressed issues surrounding homelessness. In recent months, we have seen a marked increase in the number of applications for our grants that… Read more »

Homelessness: The 21st-century problem

Photo Sleeping Rough by Steven J Lilley (sk8geek) Licensed under CC

Homelessness, in every sense of the word, is turning out to be the defining problem of the 21st century. Current estimates put the number of homeless people in the world… Read more »


Father and daughter

Not just people, their homes but dreams, futures snuffed out unlike the flames that wrapped its unmerciful wings around the tower without pity or care resurrected by learned men’s folly!… Read more »

Evictions add to rising homeless numbers

House made of numbers

Evictions remain a major problem for renters, with increasing levels potentially behind growing numbers of homelessness and rough sleeping. But what is behind the evictions? Data from the Ministry of… Read more »

Lack of housing forcing families to move

Father and daughter

Several recent news releases tell tales of families stuck in B&Bs, or who have been forced to leave behind friends, relatives and places of work and education in order to… Read more »

Losing their sense of community


As increasing numbers of families are pushed out by rents they can’t afford, or on waiting lists with nowhere to go, communities are being broken up and moved out of… Read more »

Making the first move

House made of numbers

For first-time buyers the housing market is currently a daunting place, but more frustrating is that those renting privately are worried they may not even be able to stay put,… Read more »

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