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

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis https://www.bigissue.com/news/housing/rent-arrears-much-worse-than-feared-ahead-of-uk-cost-of-living-crisis/

#BRISTOL #CHURCH LEADERS; you’re invited to an intro session to hear how your church could provide a home & a loving & supportive community, for people in Bristol who are homeless & vulnerable. ⠀
THURS 21ST OCT, 9am – 1pm, @BristolCathedra Chapter House. REGISTER link in bio.

Bristol charity having to turn people away because of demand https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/universal-credit-bristol-charity-having-5991772?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

Building 100,000 social rent homes a year would ‘contribute £24.5bn to economy’ over 30 years | News https://hqnetwork.co.uk/news/building-100000-social-rent-homes-a-year-would-contribute-245bn-to-economy-over-30-years-5749/#.YWarq8sd5Pg.twitter

New economic research published by Community Justice Fund shows that the Treasury would save over £4billion next year alone by supporting free legal advice for the most vulnerable in society! 👍
Follow the link below to read the report 👇
https://atjf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Defending-the-public-purse-The-economic-value-of-the-free-legal-advice-sector-September-2021.pdf

Caring in Bristol are standing with our sector peers as signatories of this letter.

As it stands, hundreds of thousands are facing housing insecurity and eviction as a result of Covid.

This isn’t right – the government can and must step in.

https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/rent-arrears-big-issue-founder-warning-government-mass-homelessness-crisis-1240278

#sleepout2021 Thank you to everyone who slept outside last Friday night! The money you raised will make a huge difference to women in Bristol escaping homelessness, addiction, and domestic abuse.

Housing waiting lists could double next year with one in 10 stuck in queue for more than 5 years – new research https://www.local.gov.uk/about/news/housing-waiting-lists-could-double-next-year-one-10-stuck-queue-more-5-years-new

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