Tackling homelessness and rough sleeping


How I'm Working To Tackle Homelessness With Housing First

Since becoming Mayor, helping our regions homeless was one of my top priorities. I'm pleased that progress is continuing to be made on this issue so that the most vulnerable people in our region can access support.

Tackling Homelessness With Housing First

Progress is continuing to be made on tackling homelessness, including for the most vulnerable. I have championed a “Housing First” approach, which prioritises getting people into a home and then helping them with their other problems. 

The Growing Project, Birmingham

Last night I attended The Growing Project's Harvest Dinner, to celebrate the first harvest from the community project in Birmingham. Thanks to Grand Union, St Anne's Accommodation ,Crisis , SIFA Fireside and The Warehouse Cafe for creating such a great community action project ??

Our seven steps to design out homelessness 

Homelessness remains an incredibly complex issue and we must all work together to try and tackle it. That's why I set up the Homelessness Taskforce, to put forward a plan to add value to the work the region is already doing to address the problem.