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Gove gears up – what to expect from the new housing secretary https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/insight/gove-gears-up–what-to-expect-from-the-new-housing-secretary-72542

Rough sleeping is at a crossroads. The coming Spending Review will decide which way we turn https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/comment/rough-sleeping-is-at-a-crossroads-the-coming-spending-review-will-decide-which-way-we-turn-72515

15 minutes with… Seyi Obakin, chief executive at Centrepoint https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/insight/15-minutes-with-seyi-obakin-chief-executive-at-centrepoint-72003

Housing service received 8,000 calls relating to homelessness concerns during Pandemic https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/19583064.housing-service-received-8-000-calls-relating-homelessness-concerns-pandemic/?ref=twtrec

Michael Gove tasked with solving housing crisis in latest role https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/sep/15/michael-gove-housing-crisis-latest-role-cabinet-reshuffle

Greater Manchester councils back region-wide homelessness plan https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/greater-manchester-councils-back-region-wide-homelessness-plan-72503

What the Church of England did next https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/insight/what-the-church-of-england-did-next-71935

In Oct Spring of Hope is 10! 🥳Over the last 10 yrs, the shelter has provided over 12,000 bed nights for 100s of women, offering them a place of refuge. Could you hold a celebration get-together & ask for donations to go towards re-opening Spring of Hope?
https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/springofhope24-7

Things We Do Not Know, exploring female street sex work, @CamdenPT 18th Sept. Made alongside @One25Charity the piece has been developed to respond to current social issues and acknowledge the very live situation of the women whose stories we platform 💜 https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/production/things-we-do-not-know/

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