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Joint briefing | Risks of homelessness and destitution posed by the Illegal Migration Bill

2023-05-05T14:50:25+01:005 May 2023|Campaigns, News, Resources|

NACCOM and Praxis have drafted a joint briefing on the Illegal Migration Bill, and the high risk of homelessness and destitution that the Bill poses to people claiming asylum in the UK.  The briefing [...]

Open letter to Michael Gove | The Illegal Migration Bill risks pushing thousands more people into homelessness and destitution

2023-06-26T15:04:47+01:0027 March 2023|Campaigns, News|

The Government's Illegal Migration Bill returns to Parliament today (26th April) to be debated by MPs. NACCOM and 52 charities and organisations that support and advocate for people experiencing, and at risk of, homelessness [...]

Blog post | Insights from our winter Regional Member Hubs Part 1 – Challenges across the network

2023-04-06T16:02:01+01:006 April 2023|Blog, News, Regional Meetings|

What are Regional Hub Meetings and why are they important? At the heart of the NACCOM network is the relationship we foster with our members. One of the ways we nurture and develop this [...]

Comment piece for Inside Housing | Bridget Young writes about workable housing pathways for refugees and people seeking asylum

2023-02-02T15:34:15+00:002 February 2023|Blog, News|

Suella Braverman has stirred up outrage over comments to a Holocaust survivor. NACCOM's Director, Bridget Young, considers the role that housing plays for people seeking asylum now, and how things could be better. This [...]

New briefing on destitution in the asylum and immigration system – ‘NACCOM’s Annual Survey Data 2022’

2022-12-13T14:19:18+00:0013 December 2022|Reports and research, Campaigns, News, Resources|

New briefing - NACCOM's Annual Survey Data 2022 We're pleased to publish a new briefing on levels and experiences of destitution in the asylum and immigration system, based on the findings of NACCOM's [...]

Press release: New data reveals extent of homelessness and destitution in the UK asylum and immigration system

2022-12-13T14:54:56+00:0013 December 2022|News|

Press release (12.12.22) - New data reveals extent of homelessness and destitution experienced by people in the UK asylum and immigration system • New figures from the charity the No Accommodation Network (NACCOM) highlight [...]

Blog | New research reveals how Local Authorities can, and should, do more for migrants with no recourse to public funds

2022-07-07T16:27:57+01:007 July 2022|Blog, News|

NACCOM’s Community Research volunteer group has been working with Homeless Link to explore experiences of accessing support from local authorities throughout the pandemic. Following the publication of the project report, the Community Researchers share their [...]

New Homeless Link and NACCOM report | Unlocking the door: A roadmap for supporting non-UK nationals facing homelessness in England

2022-07-05T13:23:14+01:005 July 2022|Reports and research, News|

NACCOM is pleased to have contributed to a new report by Homeless Link – Unlocking the door: A roadmap for supporting non-UK nationals facing homelessness in England – that explores support options and pathways out [...]

How we’re evidencing destitution | Launching our 2022 Annual Members’ Survey

2022-06-23T14:02:02+01:0023 June 2022|Reports and research, Blog, News|

Since 2013, NACCOM has gathered data from our members through our Annual Members’ Survey, which enables us to track the scale and impact of destitution in the asylum and immigration system.   This comprehensive data helps [...]

NACCOM Community Research Programme: One Year Review – key learning and recommendations

2022-06-22T15:25:09+01:0020 June 2022|Reports and research, Blog, News|

NACCOM’s Community Research Programme was established in March 2021 to provide a space for people with lived experience of immigration control to research, analyse and present solutions to destitution in our communities.  Community [...]

New research shows ‘legal advice deserts’ are driving people into destitution and homelessness

2022-06-09T16:33:04+01:009 June 2022|Reports and research, News|

Important new research commissioned by Refugee Action and undertaken by Dr Jo Wilding reveals ‘legal advice deserts’ that are preventing access to justice and causing other wide-ranging negative impacts for people seeking asylum, refugees [...]

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