A single company received £4.59m from Manchester city council for providing temporary accommodation for homeless households in the 2020-21 financial year, a freedom of information request submitted by the Meteor to the council shows.
Revealed: homeless households in Manchester see a 42% increase in the time spent living in temporary accommodation in just two years, while the cost to the council goes through the roof.
The Meteor speaks to people living in the limbo land of temporary accommodation, and asks what is the alternative?
Households across Greater Manchester are struggling to pay their bills due to the cost-of-living crisis.
Economist Richard Murphy argues the failure to help households in this crisis is a political decision, rather than an economic necessity.
By helping ex-prisoners rebuild their lives and reestablish themselves in society, Manchester charity On The Out aims to break the stigma and reduce the reoffending cycle caused by a lack of support for people after leaving prison.
The Elephants Trail is a project working in Greater Manchester to address the problems faced by people living with severe and multiple disadvantage.
Partnership by Shelter and Network Rail to help rough sleepers at stations in Manchester and Birmingham, has helped many to secure accommodation alongside accessing medical help and opening bank accounts.
Residents of Old School Court in Blackley were given just one week to vacate their homes for fire and safety reasons.
The buildings management agency are accused of failing to provide tenants and landlords with updates on the status of the building and the imminent risk of eviction
Greater Manchester vendors of Big Issue North talk about their hopes, health, family, friends and dogs.
The stories of homeless people in Manchester have been published in a medieval style illuminated manuscript, launched at Manchester Cathedral.
People’s Takeover of Piccadilly Gardens needs your input to revive the ‘heart and soul’ of the city centre
Community groups Get It Done and Manchester Central Foodbank strive for inclusiveness in the redesign of Piccadilly Gardens with a People’s Takeover