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Posts tagged: housing

Housing crisis for Westminster residents

            The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a huge surge in the number of people unable to pay their housing bills, with rent and mortgage arrears mounting, and many people facing eviction and homelessness once lockdown relief measures come to an end.   “ I am seeing a rising tide […]

Campaigns team gathers front-line evidence

Gathering research from clients to better inform the campaigning work across the Citizens Advice national network is one the primary functions of the service. The Citizens Advice Westminster’s policy and campaigns team (pictured below) has been working across a number of projects so that the Westminster bureau can contribute to the national picture.   Universal Credit […]

Open Door Newsletter, issue 2: HOMELESSNESS SPECIAL

Homelessness can compound current mental health, drug misuse and or alcohol abuse problems amongst young people.  There is a significant connection between homelessness and leaving education, employment and or training.  Young people struggle to find sufficient training schemes while claiming Jobseekers Allowance.  The emphasis is on proving that you are looking for work, but young […]

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