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Benefit changes drive increase in homelessness from rented housing

New resarch by the Policy Evauation and Research Unit, commissioned by the Residentail Landlords Association, is released today. It finds that changes to the benefit system are behind the decade-long increase in homelessness from private rented housing.…


Homelessness and the Private Rented Sector

Homelessness has a devastating effect on those who experience it and is costly to the public purse. Homelessness acceptances have been increasing since 2009, with the most significant growth being from the private rented sector. The number of such households…


Homelessness from the private rented sector

What is driving homelessness from the private rented sector, and what are the policy and practice implications of this? Find out at the launch of new research on homelessness from the private rented sector, which was commissioned by the Residential Landlords'…


The government’s rough sleeping strategy has some major flaws argues Chris O'Leary

In a new article in Inside Housing PERU's Dr. Chris O'Leary explains that the rough sleeping population is not homogenous, nor is it static. Yet the Government’s rough sleeping strategy assumes a single, time limited splurge of funding…


An evaluation of the effect of housing provision on re-offending

Purpose Established in 2007, Vision Housing is a small London-based specialist housing provider working primarily with ex-offenders. This study seeks to evaluate the impact of Vision Housing's provision of housing and support on re-offending rates.…

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