News February 2024


24 February 2024

Urgent appeal to help Palestinian family evacuate from Gaza

As the situation in Gaza deteriorates further, with images of starved babies being shared across media platforms worldwide, we are calling on our supporters to donate to this urgent appeal to assist Hashem, a Palestinian doctor supported by Positive Action in Housing since March 2023, to evacuate his mother, Iman, sister and extended family from Gaza, Palestine.


16 February 2024

35,000 international students wrongly stripped of visa

One decade after an IT error led to a Home Office decision of mass student visa termination, thousands of people are fighting for justice.


8 February 2024

Overcrowding Onboard the Bibby Stockholm

The move towards the use of former military barracks, airforce bases, and prison-like barges as asylum accommodation has been condemned widely across the UK by third sector organisations, local communities, and local councils alike.


8 February 2024

Immigration Health Surcharge Increased By 66%

The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) was introduced in April 2015 with the stated aim of raising funds for the NHS from migrants. Initially, the surcharge annual rate was set at £200. Since it was introduced, the standard IHS rate has risen to £1035.


1 February 2024

Glasgow Kiltwalk 2024

Join Positive Action in Housing for this year's Glasgow Kiltwalk!

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