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Our latest newsletter was published on July 30th with a round-up of recent news and current issues.

No issues planned for August, next one scheduled for 3rd September. Follow the Twitter feed below for latest items.


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Bristol Homeless Forum is open to any individual or organisation working with the issues of people who are homeless in Bristol. While there is much attention to those who are currently street homeless or rough sleeping we recognise that this is only a small, visible part of a much wider issue which affects many more people.

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If you have something to say feel free to use the comments sections throughout the site.

See the Top Menu ‘Useful Links’ for links to organisations in the forum (& a few others who haven’t joined yet).

Yesterday @homelessimpact published their latest policy paper in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. Read it here: https://tinyurl.com/2tywb3em

Using photos to explore the ‘homelessness pathway’ https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/arts/using-photos-to-explore-the-homelessness-pathway/

Council did not properly monitor £28m for affordable housing https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/bristol-city-council-not-properly-5709314?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

We are at a pivotal moment https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/comment/comment/we-are-at-a-pivotal-moment-71843

Councils given £13m to help prison leavers find long-term accommodation https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/councils-given-13m-to-help-prison-leavers-find-long-term-accommodation-71857

The #KerslakeCommission says an extra £82m a year is needed to end rough sleeping for good https://www.bigissue.com/latest/extra-everyone-in-spending-needed-to-end-rough-sleeping-for-good/

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Keep England rough sleeping scheme or face surge, ministers told
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/jul/27/keep-england-rough-sleeping-scheme-face-surge-ministers-told-homelessness?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

Today, the #KerslakeCommission is launching its interim report calling on the government to learn lessons from Everyone In and increase investment in homelessness services to avoid a surge in rough sleeping.

Read the report 👉 https://bit.ly/2TvWV0x

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