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Policy briefing: Crisis policy briefing: Housing benefit cuts
Crisis policy briefing on the cuts to Housing Benefit
Policy briefing: Universal Credit: Frequently Asked Questions
Universal Credit (UC) is the Government's new working age welfare system, rolling several benefits and tax credits into one single household payment. This document is intended to answer some of the more frequently asked questions about UC.
Response to government: Crisis' response to the CLG Select Committee inquiry into the PRS
Crisis response to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the Private Rented Sector
Research report: Making it count
Private Rented Access Schemes play a valuable role assisting people who would otherwise remain or become homeless. Making it count is a practical tool they can use to better demonstrate their achievements and help illustrate their cost effectiveness.
Crisis briefing for MPs on the Welfare Uprating Bill to cap the uprating of all working age benefits, including Local Housing Allowance, at just 1% for the next 3 years.
New research shows access schemes' ability to help homeless and vulnerably housed people find and sustain tenancies in the private rented sector is being seriously undermined by far-reaching reforms and cuts to Local Housing Allowance (LHA).
Research report: No room available: study of the availability of shared accommodation
Crisis carried out a 'mystery shopping' exercise to see what the private rental market looked like for single people aged up to 35 on housing benefit in Birmingham, Leeds and the London Borough of Lewisham. The findings are remarkable and depressing.
Research report: The homelessness monitor: Scotland 2012
The Homelessness Monitor: Scotland 2012 is the first report of a four-year longitudinal study that provides a 'baseline' account of how homelessness stands in Scotland in 2012. The study monitors the impact of the economic downturn and policy developments on homelessness in Scotland.
Research report: The homelessness monitor: England 2012
This is the second year of the the homelessness monitor: England, a five year study that will provide an independent analysis of the impact on homelessness of recent economic and policy developments.
Research report: The homelessness monitor: Great Britain 2012
This summary draws upon individual Homelessness Monitors that have been prepared for England, Scotland and Wales and will be published over Winter 2012/13. The first Northern Ireland Monitor will be available in Summer 2013.