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 [...]

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 [...]

New briefing on homelessness amongst non-UK nationals | by Homeless Link

2022-01-13T16:08:08+00:0013 January 2022|Reports and research, News|

Homeless Link has published a new policy briefing paper on barriers and pathways to homelessness support for non-UK nationals who are prevented from accessing state-funded support. The briefing explores how the Government's Everyone [...]

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