Open letter | Over 100 organisations write to party leaders urging action on migrant homelessness

2024-06-25T11:45:41+01:0025 June 2024|Campaigns, News|

119 organisations working in the fields of homelessness and migrants’ rights have today written to the leaders of the Labour, Conservative, and Liberal Democrat parties, urging whoever forms the next Government to address the [...]

Comment | What any incoming government needs to do to end destitution in the asylum and immigration system

2024-05-23T15:12:28+01:0023 May 2024|Campaigns, News|

A general election has been called for July 4th, and the issue of immigration, refugee protection and asylum system reform will be key to any incoming government. Bridget Young, NACCOM's Director, lays out what [...]

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

2024-02-22T18:28:28+00:0022 February 2024|Campaigns, News|

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alongside other migrants’ rights, housing and homelessness organisations, has welcomed news that the Government has withdrawn draft regulations to exempt asylum accommodation from HMO (houses in multiple occupation) licensing, which would have weakened [...]

Statement and joint letter | Changes to procedure for ending asylum support causing increased homelessness

2023-11-20T14:45:19+00:006 September 2023|Campaigns, News|

Hosting and housing organisations in the NACCOM network have seen a sharp rise in referrals for homelessness support, as many refugees are given only seven days’ notice to leave asylum accommodation under changes to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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