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Blog and statement | Government withdraws plans to exempt asylum accommodation from HMO licensing

NACCOM, alongside other migrants’ rights, housing and homelessness organisations, has welcomed news that the Government has withdrawn draft regulations to exempt asylum accommodation from HMO (houses in multiple occupation) licensing, which would have weakened vital safety measures for those in the asylum system living in Home Office accommodation.   The Government’s announcement follows the anticipated start of a judicial review challenging the draft regulations in February 2024, which was abandoned shortly before the trial was due to start, when claimants were informed that the Home Office had decided to withdraw their proposals.  Organisations advocating for and supporting refugees raised serious [...]

22 February 2024|

NACCOM Annual Conference 2024 | ‘Facing the future together – Strategies, support and solidarity to End Destitution’

NACCOM warmly invites members, partners and supporters to our Annual Conference in March 2024; ‘Facing the future together – strategies, support and solidarity to End Destitution’ The conference will bring the NACCOM network and partners together in-person to share good practice, skills and strategies to end destitution in both the short and long-term. During what is set to be a general election year, and in the midst of a worsening hostile environment for people in the asylum and immigration system, as well as those who provide support services to them, the conference will also be an opportunity [...]

12 January 2024|

Jobs across the network in February 2024

Organisation: Southampton and Winchester Visitors Group Job Title: Immigration services and casework assistant (Temporary Maternity Cover) Hours: 28 hours/week Salary: £31,000 pro rata (£24,800 per annum on 4 days/week) Deadline: Monday 26th February 9am More information, including application packs, can be found here. Organisation: BEACON Job Title: Team Leader (Interim) Salary: £30,296pa (£16.61 per hour) NJC Pay Scale 6 SCP 20 Hours: 16 per week to be worked flexibly across a minimum of 3 days Contract: Temporary 3 months, may be extendable Location: Bradford Deadline: 9.00am Monday February 26th 2024 Interview [...]

16 February 2024|

Our impact in 2022 – 2023 | Launching our latest Impact Report

Our yearly Impact Report presents key highlights from the network’s collective work to alleviate and end destitution in the asylum and immigration system over the past year. The report also launches the findings from our Annual Members’ survey, which maps the scale of destitution in the UK asylum and immigration system by surveying our frontline members, by tracking; ➡️ The extent of destitution in the network ➡️ Who is experiencing destitution and at what point in the asylum process ➡️ How our members are responding through service provision ➡️ How the network is evolving year on year The Impact [...]

8 January 2024|

What We Do

NACCOM is a network of over 130 organisations and individuals that provides safe, temporary accommodation and support to people experiencing destitution in the UK asylum and immigration system.

People accommodated across the network during 2022-2023
Nights of accommodation provided by our members during the past year (estimate)
People were rough sleeping or in informal/insecure accommodation before being accommodated by the network
People received financial support from members during the past year
Staff and volunteers delivering support across the network during the past year (minimum)
people were turned away because of a lack of accommodation

of people who were referred to or made enquiries to member organisations this year (600/735 people) were facing street homelessness

nights of accommodation provided across the year (estimated)
people were provided with financial support (but not accommodated)

NACCOM is the UK-wide
No Accommodation Network

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