Underground lives: Homelessness and modern slavery in London

Underground lives: Homelessness and modern slavery in London by Hestia, Underground_Lives__Homelessness_and_Modern_Slavery_in_London.pdf (2.8 MiB) – Hestia report that highlights concerns that victims of modern slavery are sleeping rough and facing further exploitation due to lack of appropriate local authority support. The

Rethinking Allocations

Rethinking Allocations by Greaves F, Rethinking-allocations.pdf (2.3 MiB) – The UK has a significant housing crisis, and for those affected its consequences are profound. For decades, there has been a failure to build enough homes and those we have built

Identifying the health care system benefits of housing with care

Identifying the health care system benefits of housing with care by Strzelecka D, Copeman, I, Hastings R and Beech L, HLIN_SouthamptonCC_HwC-Health-Care-System-Benefits_Report.pdf (0.5 MiB) – This study, published together with Southampton City Council, found benefits ranging from improvements to residents’ quality

Inquiry into decent and accessible homes for older people

Inquiry into decent and accessible homes for older people by All Party Parliamentary Group for Ageing and Older People, appg-for-ageing-and-older-people-report-on-decent-and-accessible-homes-for-older-people.pdf (0.4 MiB) – All Party Parliamentary Group for Ageing and Older People report following an in-depth inquiry to understand the

Scaling up social lettings? Scope, impact and barriers

Scaling up social lettings? Scope, impact and barriers by Archer T, Crisp R, Ferrari E, Green S, McCarthy L, Moore T, Mullins D, Pattison, B and Sacranie H, scaling_up_social_lettings_final.pdf (7.2 MiB) – This report identifies a range of different organisations,

The Homelessness Monitor Scotland 2019

The Homelessness Monitor Scotland 2019 by Crisis, the_homelessness_monitor_scotland_2019.pdf (3.3 MiB) – The Homelessness Monitor: Scotland 2019 is the third annual report of an independent study, of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in Scotland. Key findings In

The Homelessness Monitor England 2019

The Homelessness Monitor England 2019, the_homelessness_monitor_england_2019.pdf (2.2 MiB) – This annual report funded by Crisis and JRF analyses the impact of economic and policy developments on homelessness, drawing on a survey of councils, statistical analysis and in-depth interviews.  It finds:

LGiU Homelessness Commission 2019: final report

LGiU Homelessness Commission 2019: final report by Local Government Information Unit, LGiU-Homelessness-Commission-Final-Report.pdf (1.2 MiB) – The LGiU Local Government Homelessness Commission was set up to investigate how councils can fulfil their obligation to prevent homelessness. Their report is the first

Data sources to support local services tackling health risks of cold homes

Data sources to support local services tackling health risks of cold homes by Public Health England, data_sources_to_support_local_services_tackling_health_risks_of_cold_homes.pdf (0.6 MiB) – This guidance will: help local areas to estimate the number of people who may be at risk of cold-home-related death

Rough Sleeping Strategy: delivery plan

Rough Sleeping Strategy: delivery plan by Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, RSS_delivery_plan.pdf (0.3 MiB) – Details a delivery plan to halve rough sleeping by 2022 and end it by 2027. It includes a range of commitments, intended both

Independent Evaluation Of The Guinness Partnership’s Dementia Project

Independent Evaluation Of The Guinness Partnership’s Dementia Project by Housing LIN, HLIN-Guinness-Dementia-Report.pdf (11.1 MiB) – Evaluation of the progress made in becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation. The Guinness Partnership implemented a two year project in 2015 to take forward developments,

Needs Assessment with Homeless Drug & Alcohol Users in Liverpool

Needs Assessment with Homeless Drug & Alcohol Users in Liverpool by Shaw C and McVeigh J, needs-assessment-with-homeless-drug-alcohol-users-in-liverpool.pdf (0.7 MiB) – The primary aim of this needs assessment was to gather information on the service users demographic profile, drug use and

Evaluation of The Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service

Evaluation of The Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service by Shaw C and McVeigh J, evaluation-of-the-rapid-access-homeless-outreach-service.pdf (4.8 MiB) – The Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service is a low threshold service commissioned to engage ‘hard to reach’ substance users in treatment, principally

A new deal for social housing

A new deal for social housing by Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, A_new_deal_for_social_housing_web_accessible.pdf (3.4 MiB) – Green Paper that proposes fundamental reform to ensure social homes provide an essential, safe, well-managed service for all those who need it.