The barriers that people with disabilities face getting support and exiting homelessness, including difficulty getting a diagnosis, unsuitable environments, and a shortage of accessible housing, have been highlighted in a new report by the Centre for Homelessness Impact.
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People who identify as LGBTQ+ in Britain are more likely to experience homelessness than their peers, but little is known about instances and experiences of homelessness among the LGBTQ+ community, according to a new report. A new publication from the Centre for Homelessness Impact looks at sex
Universities should do more to track and prevent homelessness among their students and could play a wider role in supporting efforts to end all forms of homelessness, according to a new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. In Could universities do more to end homelessness?, G
Dr Lígia Teixeira: How could we define success for the Scottish Government’s strategy to end homelessness?
Ahead of Scotland's Housing Festival next week, Dr Lígia Teixeira from the Centre for Homelessness Impact discusses the Scottish Government’s strategy to end homelessness. By abolishing priority need in 2012, and adopting a policy of rapid rehousing by default, the Scottish Governm
The Homelessness Impact Forum is to take place online on January 27 and will feature a diverse lineup of speakers including Andy Burnham, Shona Robison MSP, Julie James MS, Josh Littlejohn MBE and lived experience experts, journalists, artists and homelessness sector practitioners.
Summaries of existing research into how to relieve and prevent homelessness are to be published in a series of short papers by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI). The Centre’s evidence and data team has synthesised findings from research studies and reviews by experts in homelessness fro
A new report by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and the Centre for Homelessness Impact highlights that money spent on housing support could be used more effectively. The report has suggested that The Exchequer could save £1.9 billion a year by moving recipients of Housing Benefit (HB)
The Centre For Homelessness Impact (CHI) has forged a new partnership with Comic Relief to accelerate its work to bring a ‘what works’ approach to ending homelessness in more communities across the United Kingdom. Comic Relief will put £600,000 towards the partnership over a three-
Centre for Homelessness Impact communications and lived experiences specialist Hannah Green discusses the important role of storytelling in the evidence-led battle to end homelessness. Real stories of homelessness are vitally important pieces of evidence, and they allow us to understand the complex
A new impact forum that encourages individuals and organisations working to end homelessness to come together to create evidence-led solutions to end homelessness for good has been launched by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI). Taking place from June 7-11, Impact Forum 2021 is a week-lon
The Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness (GAEH), a unique collaboration that aims to eradicate homelessness in the city, has created an Advisory Council with experts from public health, social policy, housing and the built environment.
Almost nine in ten people think that homelessness is a serious problem and nearly three-quarters of the public believe that not enough attention is given to the issue in the UK, newly published research by Ipsos MORI has found. The survey was conducted for the Centre for Homelessness Impact, an inde
Aberdeen City Council and the Highland Council are to join a new collaborative network to support local government innovators across the UK in tackling homelessness.
People at risk of becoming homeless who are assigned individual support workers are twice as likely to maintain employment, according to new research. A new paper published by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI), an independent organisation that supports the use of data and evidence and ru
The Centre for Homelessness Impact is recruiting local authorities to join its What Works Community: Local Government initiative which will focus on evidence-led methods of ending and preventing homelessness.