137. TACKLING ROUGH SLEEPING: why does it take a pandemic?

Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd

May 2020

54 min 27 sec

Hello! Thousands of rough sleepers have been given a place to stay during the lockdown. If we can do it in a pandemic, why not the rest of the time? We talk to Matt Downie from Crisis and Maggie Brunjes from Homeless Network Scotland about how we can build on the last few weeks to end rough sleeping for good. Then Danny Dorling discusses what this shows about our ability to tackle injustice and why he thinks the world was slowing down even before the current crisis.Listen to episode 26 on Housing First: https://bit.ly/RTBC-26Subscribe to the Cheerful newsletter: https://cheerfulpodcast.com/subscribe See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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