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The Housing Crisis: coronavirus and ‘mass evictions’

In the midst of a global pandemic, another dangerous crisis is emerging on British soil. This time, Day Zero will be the 25th of June....

Pembroke provides food for 100 homeless people

Pembroke College is providing homeless people in Oxford with three meals a day in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The College is...

Merton pledge support for Homeless Charter

Merton College announced last Tuesday that they have pledged support for Oxford Homeless Movement Charter, becoming the latest Oxford organisation to join...

Oxford City Council releases latest rough sleeper street count

Oxford City Council has released its latest rough sleeper street count for the month of November 2019. The council counted 43 people sleeping...

City Council opens emergency beds for rough sleepers

Due to harsh weather conditions, Oxford City Council is tonight (Tuesday 11 February) opening emergency beds for people experiencing rough sleeping. 

Moran takes aim at “Dickensian” homelessness law

Layla Moran, the Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, has moved to abolish the Vagrancy Act in the new parliament.

Is the Christmas vac actually the worst holiday of the year?

Jenna Colaco examines the difficulties the winter vacation can present.

Is the Christmas vac actually the worst holiday of the year?

In very simple terms, yes: the Christmas vacation is arguably the worst of the year. It is usually the shortest— 39 days this year....

No home, no vote, no option

“Same old, same old as far as I’m concerned,” said 46-year-old Shamen Hazzard, a rough sleeper in Oxford, dismissing the prospect of voting in...

Oxford City Council launch new provision to tackle homelessness

Oxford City Council have announced a new provision designed to tackle homelessness. The scheme, known as the ‘Somewhere Safe to Stay’ service,...