Category Archives: Bristol Homelessness

Shelter launches ‘Let Us Rent’ petition.

The charity Shelter recently informed Bristol Poverty Action about their latest campaign to combat homelessness and bad housing. Even though 4 out of 10 renters get some housing benefit, many banks and building societies prevent their landlords from renting to them. … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE THE MAYORAL CANDIDATES SAYING?

How do the mayoral candidates view the issue of housing need? At the beginning of October we sent a copy of the report on the Housing Benefit Poverty Hearing to the mayoral candidates who were going to take part in … Continue reading

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Just out: our final report on the May 18th Hearing.

Bristol Poverty Action has just released its report on their May 18th Public Hearing to address Housing Benefit Poverty in the city. This collection of facts and stories provides a sobering glimpse into the stark and often unpredictable realities facing people … Continue reading

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More About The Housing Poverty Benefit Hearing

The Housing Benefit Poverty Hearing happened at the Bristol Council House on Friday 18 May 2012. The audience included housing organisations, employers, MPs, councillors, landlords, charitable trusts, the media and the public. For more archived material and other information about the Hearing, … Continue reading

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