NACCOM and hosting members call on Michael Gove to introduce further safeguards to Homes for Ukraine scheme

2022-04-26T17:09:02+01:0026 April 2022|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM and 15 of its member organisations that run hosting projects across the UK have written to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), Michael Gove, urging the Government to introduce [...]

Joint briefing and MP letter – why Clause 11 of the Nationality and Borders Bill risks pushing thousands more people into destitution

2022-03-23T14:38:33+00:0023 March 2022|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM joins Praxis to warn of increase in destitution, poverty and homelessness as a result of Clause 11 of the Nationality and Borders Bill.  NACCOM has joined with leading homelessness and migrants rights [...]

NACCOM joins with housing charities to call for reform of exempt accommodation sector

2022-03-01T14:34:02+00:0025 February 2022|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM joins Commonweal Housing, the Local Government Association and 68 other charities calling on the Government to reform the exempt accommodation sector.  Commonweal Housing and the Local Government Association (LGA) have penned a [...]

NACCOM adds name to JCWI open letter calling for Covid inquiry to include experiences of migrants

2022-01-26T10:02:10+00:0026 January 2022|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has signed an open letter coordinated by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI), joining the call from individuals and organisations from across the sector and beyond, to include the experiences [...]

#SupportDontDeport – NACCOM stands against the new rough sleeping Immigration Rules

2021-06-10T13:17:23+01:0020 May 2021|Campaigns, News|

Alongside other leading homelessness charities, NACCOM has signed a pledge coordinated by Homeless Link to stand against the Government's changes to Immigration Rules, which will make rough sleeping grounds for refusing or cancelling a person's [...]

New Plan for Immigration consultation – “We are deeply concerned about both the consultation process and impact of the legislature”

2021-05-19T10:45:57+01:005 May 2021|Campaigns, News|

In March, the Government launched its New Plan for Immigration – the biggest overhaul of the UK asylum system in decades. The proposals will have far-reaching, damaging consequences for anyone wishing to seek protection in [...]

HCLG Select Committee report recognises negative impact of NRPF policy on preventing homelessness

2021-04-20T16:53:04+01:0020 April 2021|Campaigns, News|

In December 2020, NACCOM supported two experts by experience to give evidence to a panel of MPs at the Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Select Committee looking at the impact of Covid-19 on the [...]

Joint-letter – New Home Office policy on rough sleeping and the increased risks of modern slavery

2020-12-01T15:51:22+00:001 December 2020|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has joined with 150 other organisations and individuals to voice our concerns about changes to immigration rules that could see non-UK nationals deported for rough sleeping. In a joint letter on December 1st led [...]

NACCOM joins with leading homelessness charities to condemn the changes to immigration rules that could see migrant rough sleepers deported

2020-12-15T11:02:03+00:006 November 2020|Campaigns, News|

New immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough will endanger lives, undermine progress in reducing homelessness and must be reconsidered. That is the message being sent today (November 5th) the UK Government by Crisis, Shelter, St [...]

#StopAsylumEvictions; No evictions into homelessness – our response to the Home Office decision on asylum evictions and call to action 

2020-12-02T08:50:51+00:0024 September 2020|Blog, Campaigns, News|

As of the 15th September, the Home Office has resumed evictions from asylum accommodation for people with a negative decision in England, with plans to resume in Scotland and Wales in the future. We are [...]

‘Locked into Poverty’ – new research on asylum support rates and poverty in the UK asylum system

2020-11-06T12:20:03+00:006 November 2020|Reports and research, Campaigns, News|

The charity Asylum Matters has published a report - ‘Locked into Poverty – life on asylum support’ - which reveals a picture of poverty, exclusion and hardship for people seeking asylum wholly reliant on Government support [...]

Anti-Slavery Day: NACCOM joins with 50+ experts to call for end to harms facing survivors

2020-10-20T15:28:42+01:0020 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

On Anti-Slavery Day 2020 (18th October), NACCOM has joined with over 50 organisations, activists and individuals to write to the Prime Minister with the message that the UK's emphasis on immigration control, at the expense [...]

NACCOM supports the #HandsUp4OurHealth campaign – campaigning for access to healthcare for everyone

2020-10-16T11:21:15+01:0016 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has joined a campaign coordinated by Doctors of the World, Lancett Migration and the Faculty of Public Health calling for universal and equitable access to NHS services, during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. The [...]

Open letter to the Prime Minister – Reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) into homelessness

2020-10-15T13:53:53+01:001 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

Today (October 1st 2020), NACCOM joins 228 organisations and 597 individuals who are joining together as a collective voice to tell the Prime Minister to reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to [...]

UK Faith leaders call for Home Office to halt asylum evictions – Open letter to the Home Secretary

2020-10-01T14:24:31+01:001 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

A group of UK faith leaders, including representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Hindu communities, has written to the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, calling for the Government to reverse its plan to make thousands of [...]

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