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Carlo Svaluto-Moreolo was a financial journalist in the City before leaving to study development economics at postgraduate level. He joined The Pavement in 2006 and was on the team for four years.

 
  September 26th 2009

The charity that developed the Dome Village desperately needs funding to keep its office space

It is less than two years since the Dome Village (Issues 14 & 15), an innovative housing project in Los Angeles, was closed. Jus...

 
  September 25th 2009

Brazilian man faces prison for defacing the national hero‘s statue

A young homeless man in Salvador, north-eastern Brazil, chose the wrong bronze statue for his attempt to profit from selling the...

 
  September 25th 2009

Two households may end up on the street after Slough Borough Council fails to cater properly for their housing needs

Slough Borough Council is at the centre of a controversy over its housing policies and it has been accused of being 'ruthless' t...

 
  September 25th 2009

A Leeds family is re-housed after nine months in their Ford Mondeo

A family of three from Leeds has finally been re-housed after having to live in their Ford Mondeo for nine months. Club singe...

 
  September 25th 2009

Business as usual in Trafalgar Square - in temporary premises

Services at Connection at St Martin's day centre near Trafalgar Square have been moved to a temporary wooden building while the ...

 
  September 25th 2009

Most homeless organisations will not accept dog owners this winter

A 'shocking' majority of homeless organisations will not accept dog owners this winter, a UK dog welfare charity has revealed. ...

 
  July 10th 2009

Central London now has few bed spaces

An emergency shelter in Westminster is to close this summer, leaving the central London borough with 27 fewer bed spaces. It is ...

 
  May 24th 2009

Winter shelters figures show some boroughs may have more rough sleepers than the government claims

Almost 230 people took advantage of winter shelters and extra accommodation provided around London during the latest spell of fr...

 
  May 24th 2009

CLG statistics show that the number of 16- and 17-year-olds in B&Bs has fallen to 330

The number of young homeless people using bed and breakfasts as temporary accommodation fell by 40 per cent over the last year, ...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Users and staff of most shelters and day centres have had few problems adjusting

A year after smoking was banned in public spaces, users and staff of shelters and day centres appear to be reaping the benefits ...

 
  May 23rd 2009

He wanted to return to jail and have three square meals a day

A homeless Russian man deliberately tried to get back into prison to get regular "good food". He had been released from jail ...

 
  May 23rd 2009

The ‘Homeless in the Capital‘ exhibition will describe the life of clients of The Connection at St Martin‘s day centre

The Museum of London is kicking off a free exhibition portraying the daily life of a group of homeless people in London through ...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Charity owes half a million to Glasgow City Council

The Glasgow Simon Community is in the midst of a financial crisis and is undergoing discussions with Glasgow City Council over i...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Local support groups fear rough sleepers will be banned from other facilities next

A bus terminal in Sapporo, Japan, has started banning people from sleeping there, in the run-up to a G8 summit which will be hel...

 
  May 22nd 2009

The Corporation may resume the hot-washing policy if homeless figures go up again

A meeting between local government representatives and homeless organisations to discuss some of the extreme measures used in th...

 
  May 22nd 2009

A number of homeless people have died in Poland after undergoing medical trials for a vaccine against the bird-flu virus

Polish press reported that three doctors and six nurses, from the northern town of Grudziadz, tested the vaccine on more than 35...

 
  May 22nd 2009

The government wants your input to shape its new rough sleeper strategy

The Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) is in the process of elaborating a new strategy to tackle rough sleepin...

 
  May 22nd 2009

One day in prison for newly-released practical joker

A man used his sense of humour to get through a rainy and windy night in Lytham, removing the letters 'P' and 'O' from the local...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Hard-hitting images reveal the photographers‘ experiences of prostitution, drug addiction and homelessness

A photographic exhibition showing the work of women with problems of prostitution, drug addiction and homelessness was on displa...

 
  May 21st 2009

Vincent McHughes wins photography competition - and equipment

The judging of a photography competition the theme of London in Spring, took place at King George's Hostel on Friday 5th May. Th...

 
  May 21st 2009

Report on the Soup Run Forum‘s June meeting

The Soup Run Forum held their third meeting on Wednesday 7th June, to continue the discussion about soup runs. Some authorities ...

 
  May 21st 2009

Covent Garden locals are vocal about the reopening of St Mungo‘s Covent Garden hostel

The reopening of a St Mungo's hostel in Covent Garden after a year-long refurbishment programme has prompted strong words and qu...

 
  May 21st 2009

Rough sleepers warned to leave the borough before the latest Westminster count

An official street count in the Westminster area last month was apparently preceded by police warnings to rough sleepers to move...

 
  May 21st 2009

It‘s not everyday you get a chance to be on display in the National Portrait Gallery

Stoo, a Big Issue vendor who works near Oxford Street, didn't know he was about to be involved in an artistic experiment when he...

 
  May 20th 2009

French show solidarity with homeless in the capital city and throughout France

Paris has been the theatre of protest and mobilisation for the better treatment of rough sleepers throughout France. A group ...

 
  May 20th 2009

Council stymies plans for a temporary centre in the borough

Camden Council was a spanner in the works for Crisis this Christmas, when it rejected the charity's request to set up the North ...

 
  May 20th 2009

Charity plans ‘regional‘ Christmas centres

This year the ...

 
  May 20th 2009

In praise of the most egalitarian display of nature

If you spend time looking up, maybe the Cloud Appreciation Society is for you! Scientists study them and try to predict the w...

 
  May 20th 2009

Home Secretary promises tighter controls on Eastern European migrants

Britain is planning to slash the number of immigrants from new EU accession (A8) countries, in a clumsy attempt to avoid repeati...

 
  May 20th 2009

Tower Hamlets refuses building consent for Crisis‘s landmark Urban Village project

Crisis's application to Tower Hamlets council for its landmark Urban Village project has been refused. The Tower Hamlets Stra...

 
  May 20th 2009

Shoreditch residents come out against Crisis‘s Urban Village project

Some 800 local people in Shoreditch have opposed the Urban Village project, which could bring ex-homeless and the housed into a ...

 
  May 20th 2009

Be aware of smack in the Croydon cut with Rohypnol-like substance

Alarm was raised recently by Croydon Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) that some heroin available is contaminated with unknown...

 
  May 20th 2009

Director of the Prince‘s Trust to replace Shaks Ghosh as CEO of homeless charity

Crisis, the nationwide homelessness charity, has appointed a new chief executive, Leslie Morphy, after Shaks Ghosh announced her...

 
  May 18th 2009

"The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter", claims US-based Architecture for Humanity

"The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter". This is the claim made in the opening paragrap...

 
  May 18th 2009

London borough is unpleasantly surprised by greater numbers of rough sleepers

Street Services in the London Borough of Camden carried out a count in the first week of December to gather data for the interna...

 
  May 18th 2009

Will the London Borough of Camden give anti-social behaviour orders to rough sleepers to get rid of them?

Rumours are circulating that the London Borough of Camden might start giving anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) to rough sleep...

 
  May 18th 2009

The proposed ban on soup runs polarised opinion, with homeless industry representatives coming out for and against it

The London Councils members' proposed ban on soup runs gave rise to much debate amongst homeless organisations, with industry re...

 
  May 18th 2009

Westminster "disappointed" by increased number of homeless people counted in September

Westminster City Council carried out a street count in the last week of September, and described describing the findings as "dis...

 
  May 18th 2009

There are concerns that ID cards could give further powers to the police to stop homeless people for no good reason

The debate on the introduction of compulsory identity cards in the UK is still opened, but the ID Card Act, which was approved i...

 
  May 18th 2009

The Forum is planning research into the profile of the users of soup runs

The Soup Run Forum is planning to carry out independent research about the users of soup runs, which could raise its profile as ...

 
  May 18th 2009

A protest on housing came to the London Mayor‘s back yard

Passers-by and tourists on the South Bank of the Thames, near Tower Bridge, would, on the sunny morning of 30th July, have seen ...

 
  May 18th 2009

Fears are growing that increased police use of criminal record office checks amounts to a breach of homeless people‘s human rights

The number of rough sleepers who are questioned by the police for no evident reason, is on the rise in London, according to seve...

 
  May 18th 2009

Readers come forward with tales of being moved on

The Pavement has been told many times that move-ons occur before Westminster Council's street counts, both by those on the stree...

 
  May 18th 2009

Claims made by central government, local authorities and some larger homelessness agencies have been "hysterical", says Forum

A new survey has scotched criticism of over-provision of soup runs. The Soup Run Forum, the organization which aims to bring ...

 
  May 18th 2009

LetsXL‘s ‘Zero In‘ service will allow residential letting agents to offer ‘no-deposit‘ tenancies

In a bid to make access to the housing market easier, the government is changing the laws that affect tenants and landlords. ...

 
  May 18th 2009

The reasons tenants abandon their accommodation go under a microscope in a three-year ESRC study

The reasons tenants abandon their accommodation when they have been re-housed are to go under a microscope, thanks to a three-ye...

 
  May 18th 2009

Authorities are investigating hospital staff caught on camera dumping patients in parts of Los Angeles

Californian authorities are investigating hospital staff caught on camera dumping patients in parts of Los Angeles, USA. This ph...

 
  May 18th 2009

People will be able to sue local authorities for failing to provide suitable housing, says French PM

The French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has declared a new law that will allow people to sue local authorities for faili...

 
 

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