Housing Justice

  • June 17, 2010

    Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols has become the patron of homelessness charity The Passage, a post originally held by his predecessor, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor.

  • May 26, 2010

    Last week saw the unveiling of the new coalition government’s key policy proposals. Public finances and the economy are obviously highest on the 'to do' list, and the announcement earlier this week of £6 billion savings is only the first wave of cuts.

  • February 1, 2010

    Church groups concerned with housing and poverty are inviting people to share, exchange and re-use what they have to combat the hardships of the economic downturn. The week of action began n Saturday and at church services yesterday.

  • November 28, 2009

    Charity groups Crisis and Housing Justice say that volunteering over the Christmas season and beyond can play a vital role in alleviating the problems of the capital's homeless and addressing key housing concerns.

  • April 10, 2009

    In spite of assurances by government, rough sleeping by homeless people is still a significant problem in Britain's towns and cities say campaigners, following a head count in the nation's capital.

  • February 12, 2009

    A new website called 'Faith in Affordable Housing' is being launched today at Church House Westminster, headquarters of the Church of England.It aims to help churches use land and property to meet housing needs.

  • February 5, 2009

    Housing Justice, the churches housing campaign, is encouraging UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown to move quickly to allow local councils to build more homes to meet urgent needs.

  • October 30, 2008

    St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in London and campaigning network Housing Justice will next week hold an Annual Service of Commemoration for those homeless people who have died in the capital in the past year.

  • October 25, 2008

    In the inaugural Housing Justice lecture, the charity's chief executive Alison Gelder has spoken of the need to change the values of society so that we think of houses as homes rather than assets.

  • October 3, 2008

    Acting out a biblical duty or killing with kindness?

    Homelessness has always been a central concern for Christians – but do our efforts just make the problem worse?