Hackney domestic violence charity faces battle to stay in premises

July 11, 2020

London’s only specialist domestic violence service for women of African and Caribbean heritage is facing eviction from its premises, and claims it has had to turn away survivors amid a dispute with the local authority. Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters gathered outside Hackney town hall on Friday amid fears Sistah Space will be forced […]

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London faces surge in rough sleepers as coronavirus funding runs out in June

May 26, 2020

The mayor of London has warned that funding for the coronavirus emergency programme to house all rough sleepers in hotels will run out in mid-June, and without new government money there could be a surge in homeless people returning to the streets. About 1,400 of the capital’s homeless people are currently staying in hotels at […]

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