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The research was carried out by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University and examines the barriers single homeless people face accessing the private rented sector. It draws on a survey with over 900 landlords, a survey with homeless people and local authority officers to unpick the effect of policy changes in the social and private housing markets and letting practices across England and Scotland.
Other document: The homelessness legislation: An independent review of the legal duties owed to homeless people
During Summer 2015 Crisis established an independent panel of experts from across the housing and homelessness sector, including lawyers, an academic, local authorities and housing association sector representatives, as well as homelessness charities, to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the current homelessness legislation in England.
Response to government: The homelessness monitor: England 2016
The Homelessness Monitor: England 2016 is the fifth annual report of an independent study, funded by Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in England. It considers both the consequences of the post-2007 economic and housing market recession, and the subsequent recovery, and also the impact of policy changes.
Other document: Lead London Home: Manifesto for single homeless people 2016-2020
The homelessness sector has united to call for six steps that together can make London the greatest city in the world at preventing and solving homelessness. We are calling on the mayoral candidates to commit to take action.
Research report: The homelessness monitor: Scotland 2015
The second state-of-the-nation report analysing the impact of recent economic and policy developments on homelessness in Scotland.
Research report: The homelessness monitor: Wales 2015
The second state-of-the-nation report analysing the impact of recent economic and policy developments on homelessness in Wales.