Europe

Homeless deaths in England, Wales rise by a quarter in 5 years

Nearly 600 homeless people in the two regions died last year - a 24 percent rise, according to official estimates.

Homeless deaths in England, Wales rise by a quarter in 5 years

Scotland

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

Women who sleep rough have no escape from sexual violence and struggle to deal with basic menstrual hygiene.

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

Homelessness

'They are in grave danger': Delhi's homeless struggle with smog

As pollution rises and people stay at home or wear masks, those on the streets have no way of protecting their lungs.

'They are in grave danger': Delhi's homeless struggle with smog

Talk to Al Jazeera

'Shameful': What's driving the global housing crisis?

UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha on homelessness, human rights and why the lack of adequate housing is on the rise.

Hungary

Rough sleeping outlawed in Hungary as new law comes into force

Homelessness banned and police given powers to remove people from streets and destroy shelters.

Rough sleeping outlawed in Hungary as new law comes into force

United Kingdom

Homeless evicted from makeshift centre as snow returns

Some 200 people used the Sofia Solidarity Centre in capital's West End, which had launched when cold snap first hit.

London's homeless evicted from makeshift centre as snow returns

United States

Schools in New York teaching the homeless

Many schools in the United States are teaching an increasing number of children who are homeless.

Homelessness

Behind their eyes: The homeless of the US West Coast

The stories of the homeless on the West Coast of the United States.

Behind their eyes: The homeless of the US West Coast

Homelessness

Dying on the streets: The UK's homeless

For the country's growing number of people sleeping rough, harsh winter temperatures have added to their woes.

Dying on the streets: The UK's homeless

Homelessness

Speaking out for the homeless at Dublin's Apollo house

The 40 homeless residents who've occupied the building must leave, court ruled, as demolition is approved.

Speaking out for the homeless at Dublin's Apollo house

Religion

UK Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

Faith groups are working together to care for street sleepers and other vulnerable people in the run-up to Christmas.

Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

AJ IMPACT

Life at Yangon Central Railway Station

A permanent community of station employees, guards, snack sellers and the homeless call the station their home.

Life at Yangon Central Railway Station

United Kingdom

A tour through London with the city's homeless

Homeless people are paid to give street-level tours of the city that weave its history with their own stories.

A tour through London with the city's homeless

Homelessness

Report: US cities passing laws targeting the homeless

According to a new report, an increasing number of cities are making sitting on pavements and sleeping in cars illegal.

Report: US cities passing laws targeting the homeless

United States

The right to dream: Portland’s homeless fight evictions

Overlooked in the elections, Portland’s homeless are organising their own camps on their own terms, but fear evictions.

The US homeless camps offering a lesson in democracy