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Homelessness knowledge hub

Crisis is a leading source for knowledge on homelessness in the UK. Here you will find research about homelessness trends, the causes of homelessness and its impacts. Our research is categorised by topic. You can also browse or search below.

Homelessness Monitor

The Homelessness Monitor is a longitudinal study, commissioned by Crisis, providing an independent analysis of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in the UK.

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Benefits and employment

Research into how the welfare system impacts on homelessness

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Services and interventions

Analysis looking at the effectiveness of homeless services from Crisis and others.

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Health and wellbeing

Research into the impact homelessness has on physical and mental health

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Housing models and access

Evidence on the different types of housing available in the UK and barriers to accessing them

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International plans to end homelessness

Research from overseas on ending homelessness.

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Cost of homelessness

Research into the personal and societal costs of homelessness and the impact on services

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Types of homelessness

Research into categories and definitions of homelessness

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