Now that the Homelessness Reduction Bill has passed its second reading, I-SPHERE PhD Student and practitioner Adam Stephenson considers how local authorities can best implement the proposed changes.
Drawing on new research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Professor Glen Bramley considers what policies would substantially reduce poverty in the UK.
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Sarah Johnsen and Beth Watts reflect on recent recommendations to strengthen the homelessness safety net in England.
Dr Filip Sosenko examines food bank use in the UK drawing on new data from the JRF-funded Destitution study.
Dr Beth Watts identifies priorities for developing services for young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness in Scotland.
Dr Beth Watts discusses the findings of a review of youth homelessness policy and practice in the UK, identifying priorities for future service development and investment.
Professor Sarah Johnsen discusses the recent controversy provoked by the development of Public Spaces Protection Orders targeting rough sleepers in towns and cities across England and Wales
Professor Mark Stephens and Janice Blenkinsopp discuss the findings of their international review of young people’s social security entitlements.
Research from I-SPHERE and the University of York highlights a disconnect between recognised good practice and what often happens ‘on the ground’ during the ‘reconnection’ of rough sleepers in England.
New I-SPHERE research monitoring of the impact of economic and policy developments on homelessness has provoked a strong reaction from Government. Here, Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick responds to the Homelessness Minister’s comments.