From Monday 21st September 2020, thousands of people in the UK will be at risk of losing their homes as the ban on evictions policy ends. This is leaving many of our neighbours in an overwhelmingly vulnerable position as coronavirus cases rise throughout the country.
People with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) will be especially impacted, as they are not entitled to support packages offered by the Government.Read more
Nottingham Citizens are still united in the pandemic and tackling injustices in their community. (Leaders from Radford Academy are pictured here pre-Covid.)
Despite the overwhelming challenges of the pandemic, we’ve seen communities up and down the country uniting to take action on the issues that matter to them most.
And this is exactly what our leaders in Nottingham Citizens have been doing.
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Temporary support continues for homeless people with No Recourse to Public Funds. Now let's make it permanent
Breaking news: Homeless people who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) will continue living in temporary accommodation.
On 24th June, Dame Louise Casey clarified that the Government's announcement of £105 million in extra funding to support rough sleepers will also include people who have NRPF.
Citizens UK leaders around the country have been campaigning to support homeless people in this crisis - and beyond - regardless of their immigration status. Nobody should be left behind. Not now, not ever.
Hear from some of our leaders on the news below:Read more
Co-sign our letter to Housing Minister Robert Jenrick so no homeless person is left behind in the pandemic
Homeless people across the UK are at risk of losing emergency temporary accommodation and returning to the streets.
While the Government have reinforced their aim to support homeless people after contract for temporary accommodation services end, the extending of housing support will only be available to those who qualify for welfare benefits.
Thousands of homeless people who are currently housed in hotels around the country don't have access to public funds (No Recourse to Public Funds). This means they can't access vital services like Universal Credit and key parts of the NHS.Read more