Act now to halt the housing crisis

By Heather Jameson | 23 January 2019

Housing charity Shelter was born in a crisis. In November 1966, the iconic Ken Loach-directed play, Cathy Come Home, was screened by the BBC, plotting the descent of a family into homelessness.

While Shelter’s formation just a few days after the first screening was purely coincidental, Crisis was formed the following year as a result. The nation had woken up to the issue of homelessness.

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