News 2023

24 December 2023

As the year ends

Thousands of people have placed their trust in Positive Action in Housing’s fearless humanitarian work since we started over 28 years ago, turning to us in moments of crisis and uncertainty.

23 December 2023

Testimony: 1500 Palestinians Returned To Gaza

Below is direct testimony from one man who is one of hundreds of Gazan workers sent back into the Strip. He is a family member of Palestinians currently supported by Positive Action in Housing.

22 December 2023

Reflecting on 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, we have been reflecting on the hostile policy of the last 12 months that have created crisis and catastrophe for people looking for sanctuary and home.

15 December 2023

Home Office Weekly Payments to go down while keeping asylum seekers wholly dependent on lucrative asylum contracts

From 8 January 2024, the Home Office will be reducing the weekly payments for individuals seeking asylum who are currently housed in hotels, hostels, or guesthouses, from £9.58 to £8.86 while still making it impossible for refugees to stand on their own two feet.

7 December 2023

Government attempts to push forward with unlawful Rwanda plan

Despite the ruling of the Supreme Court, the highest court of the UK, that the Government’s plan to remove people seeking asylum to Rwanda is unlawful, the Home Office has released their new treaty with Rwanda to push forward with these plans.

27 November 2023

An Update on the Rwanda Plan

We reflect on the decision from the Supreme Court and the subsequent proposals from the Government to introduce emergency legislation to continue attempts to remove people seeking asylum in the UK to Rwanda.

17 November 2023

Al Shifa Hospital and the fate of the premature newborns

As the war on Gaza continues, world attention has shifted to the fate of the 36 premature babies trapped in the Al Shifa Hospital along with 7,000 patients, the injured and displaced people.

15 November 2023

Gaza- A Humanitarian Crisis?

At the Al Shifa Hospital, the fate of 39 newborns in incubators remains unknown.

14 November 2023

Calls for more humane asylum policy as Braverman sacked

Suella Braverman has been removed from office as Home Secretary after criticising the Metropolitan police, and aggravating tensions on Armistice Day. Over the last year, she has repeatedly pursued policies attacking the rights of people crossing borders, dividing communities across the UK and overhauling our asylum system.

9 November 2023

Homelessness Crisis for Refugees is Looming

1400 people are at risk of street homelessness after a combination of Government policies leaves thousands vulnerable to destitution, exploitation and poverty.

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