In light of the furore over calls for rough sleepers to be cleared from the streets of Windsor for the upcoming Royal Wedding, Sarah Johnsen and Jenny Wood highlight key conclusions from an international evidence review of ‘what works’ in addressing street homelessness.
In the aftermath of Theresa May’s much-trailed announcement on social housing, Mark Stephens reflects on housing policy divergence in the UK.
Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick responds to the National Audit Office’s new on homelessness in England.
As the Homelessness Reduction Bill passes into law, Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick explains the significance of the new legislation and how it builds on previous policy developments elsewhere in the UK.
Sarah Johnsen summarises a recent event, organised in partnership with Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network, exploring interventionist responses to rough sleeping and begging.
Beth Watts argues that the growing focus on innovative responses to homelessness must be balanced with a commitment to approaches we already know work.
Mark Stephens argues that the underlying solution to the misery inflicted on the characters portrayed in David Loach’s film lies in reforming policy, not charity.
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.
With the Scottish Parliament elections less than a week away, Mark Stephens discusses the parties’ proposals for reforming local taxation.