Look around the streets of Helsinki, peek into the nooks of buildings or under bridges, and here’s what you won’t see: The flattened boxes, sleeping bags, even tents that are the tell-tale signs of outdoor sleeping in cities around the world.
The homeless population around Los Angeles, California, has risen sharply during the past year due to a lack of affordable housing in and around America’s second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, according to new a study.
English councils have been accused of deliberately hiding the scale of the rough sleeping crisis in England by changing the way they compiled figures for the 2018 official count, the Guardian can reveal.
Britain's housing secretary has admitted that the UK government’s social welfare policies have played a role in the rising rate of homelessness, appearing to backtrack on a statement he made earlier this month.
A London-based charity has rolled out plans to introduce sleeping pods to scores of homeless in the run-up to Christmas as record numbers of people have become rough-sleepers in the capital and other cities mainly as a result of government-sponsored cuts to social welfare budget.