The Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP) is a new planning framework for local authorities and their partners to transition to a rapid rehousing approach. It is in 3 parts: Market Area Analysis: (pdf / 7MB ) A current review of temporary and settled accommodation for homeless households across each local authority, aligned with the existing planning structures … Continued

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Scotland could be free from the most visible and acute forms of homelessness within three years – this is the aim of the Housing First Pathfinder, a Scottish Government backed programme that officially ramps up today in five cities, Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. It is joint-funded by partners including the Scottish Government, The … Continued

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Radisson Blu in Glasgow, Tuesday 8 October 2019 Our popular annual conference will be on Tuesday 8 October 2019, opened by Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning. The of this year’s event is homelessness prevention Homelessness is devastating and has many consequences.  It is also understood that Scotland’s transition to a rapid … Continued

To Dance with Grace Assertive Outreach and Homelessness Outreach and engagement strategies are critical in helping people experiencing homelessness to transition from the streets into housing and services. Good, effective outreach and engagement is built on strong values, principles, and unique worker stances amidst difficult circumstances – a dance with grace. Outreach workers take one … Continued