Housing and homelessness

Blogs

Can we end homelessness by 2030?

By Martin Burrows, Director of Research and Campaigns at Groundswell.
on 23 January 2020 , 6 minute read

What is the future of homelessness and what can the social sector do to help end it? This guest blog was written following an NPC event by Martin Burrows from Groundswell.

Blogs

Ending homelessness: how collaboration can drive change

By Funders Together to End Homelessness
on 9 January 2020 , 5 minute read

Funders Together to End Homelessness - a network of funders which supports strategic, innovative, and effective solutions to homelessness. This blog discusses the importance of collaborating and systems change in preventing and ending homelessness.

Blogs

What role can the social sector play in tackling the homelessness crisis?

on 14 November 2019 , 5 minute read

What can the social sector do to help tackle the homelessness crisis?

Blogs

Public-private partnerships: Ending homelessness through strategic collaboration

By Funders Together to End Homelessness
on 22 October 2019 , 5 minute read

For a new transatlantic series of blogs, Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national network of funders in the USA which supports effective solutions to homelessness are sharing the lessons they have learnt. In this piece they discuss the importance of public sector partnerships to the issue.

Blogs

Learning from the frontline

on 28 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Here Senior Consultant Rachel Tait, shares what she learned at a recent event on homelessness hosted by National Lottery Community Fund which aimed to inform their Partnerships funding.

A person couch-surfing.
Blogs

What can 360Giving data tell us about homelessness funding?

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on 4 January 2019 , 8 minute read

Homelessness is a modern crisis. At NPC, we're interested in how philanthropy can help tackle it. We delved into 360Giving data to see which private trusts and foundations fund homelessness interventions, which organisations they’re funding, and what that funding looks like. Here's what we found.

Blogs

Treating homelessness as a systemic problem

on 29 November 2018

NPC Senior Consultant Rachel Tait gives an overview of the findings of our recent report on the systems level causes-of and solutions-to the problem of homelessness.

Resources

Tackling the homelessness crisis: Why and how you should fund systemically

on 26 November 2018

Homelessness is a problem which has grown massively in the last decade. It is a complex issue that goes far beyond rough sleeping. Here we set homelessness in it's correct context, as a problem caused by systemic factors such as poverty, and suggest ways philanthropists can help.

Blogs

3 ways to really tackle homelessness

on 17 August 2018

With the government's rough sleeping strategy now out, Katie Boswell, NPC Deputy Head of Funders, sees it's strengths, it's weaknesses, and argues for a better way of thinking about homelessness.

Blogs

How are charities tackling homelessness?

on 17 August 2018

Homelessness affects tens of thousands of people and the number is increasing. NPC is researching what the effective charity sector interventions are to reduce it and here, Senior Consultant Rachel Tait shares some promising areas from the early research.

Blogs

The Homelessness Reduction Bill shows what charities can achieve together

on 27 January 2017

In a context of plummeting winter temperatures and rising numbers of people sleeping rough, the Homelessness Reduction Bill just passed its third reading in the Commons. The campaign for this reform was headed up by charities. Here Andrew Weston looks at what has gone right to get the bill this far.

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