Centrepoint – Street FA
The Street Football Association is England’s national street football body, running programmes open to all professional clubs in England that use football as a means of improving the lives of socially excluded people.
The effects of the 2008 recession are still felt, and there is a lack of affordable housing, particularly in the South East. Immigrants are particularly vulnerable to homelessness because of their lack of networks, language skills, and knowledge of the benefit system. Immigrants from the Eastern European accession states make up around 30% of rough sleepers in London (Guardian, 2014).