News March 2022


29 March 2022

Ukraine: Room for Refugees and How It Works

We live in a country whose government is uniquely forcing war refugees to get visas like holiday tourists with time on their hands. It has unleashed safeguarding breaches on an industrial scale by forcing children and young people to turn to social media for "sponsors", exchanging personal details with strangers.


28 March 2022

Michael Gove’s Homes for Ukraine is a Human Traffickers Charter

Michael Gove’s Homes for Ukraine Scheme has driven tens of thousands of people onto Facebook where “sponsors” and refugees search for each other, sharing personal information. But Europol has issued an early notification warning advising of the dangers of people trafficking for sex, Labour and organs.


14 March 2022

Ukrainian Refugee Appeal - Act Now

Here’s what you can do to help Ukrainians fleeing war in the worst refugee crisis since World War 2. We have transformed lives for the better with the help of volunteers, donations and spare rooms.


12 March 2022

Lift restrictions on Ukrainians entering the U.K. NOW

We have just arranged shelter and crisis support for a Ukrainian refugee, we have room - our hosting programme has had over 2,500 registered offers of shelter - but the U.K. Government must lift restrictions like other European countries & let refugees in NOW.


11 March 2022

Call for Registered Social Landlords to let tenants offer spare rooms for refugees

Registered Social Landlords are being urged to allow their tenants to offer spare room to war refugees, as a show of support and solidarity with all refugees.


9 March 2022

The Ukraine Refugee Crisis and Refugee Hosting

The Ukraine crisis has led to a surge in enquiries from members of the public asking to volunteer and offer spare room in their homes to refugees fleeing the war.


3 March 2022

The dangerous rhetoric of British politicians targeting ordinary Russian citizens

The dangerous rhetoric of British politicians targeting ordinary Russian citizens living in the U.K. must be condemned.


3 March 2022

The Ukraine Crisis … and the Nationality and Borders Bill

Since the Ukraine crisis began, Positive Action in Housing has been inundated with letters, and offers of volunteering and shelter, for those fleeing the conflict in Ukraine.

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