A strong argument for putting Housing First

The Making Every Adult Matter coalition (Clinks, Homeless Link and Mind) has responded to Housing First: housing-led solutions to rough sleeping and homelessness, a new report from the Centre for Social Justice. As a key contributor to this report, we welcome its publication and recommendations. A range of responses are needed to end homelessness and […]

50 years since Cathy Come Come: why hasn’t more changed?

This week MEAM director Oliver Hilbery (@OllieHilbery) participated in a House of Commons event to mark the 50th anniversary of Ken Loach’s landmark film Cathy Come Home, speaking alongside the director and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron MP.  In this blog, based on his contribution to the debate, Ollie explores why many of the issues around […]

MEAM welcomes Select Committee report into homelessness – now government must act

Today the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee has called on all parts of government to commit to a common approach to ending homelessness, and ensure that people with multiple and complex needs receive the support they need. Publishing a report on its inquiry into homelessness, the Committee made specific recommendations for government, […]