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Statutory homelessness in England: the experience of families and 16-17 year olds

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Publication date

2008

Abstract

The main aim of this study was to provide robust statistical evidence on families and 16-17 year olds accepted as owed the main homelessness duty by English local authorities, in order to inform effective policy interventions.
The study focused on the characteristics and support needs of families and 16-17 year olds accepted as homeless; the causes of statutory homelessness; the experience of temporary accommodation; and the impacts of homelessness and stays in temporary accommodation.
The findings and recommendations in this report are those of the consultant authors and do not necessarily represent the views or proposed policies of Communities and Local Government

Subjects

Poverty, Social Policy, and Housing Market

Links

http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/housing/experienceoffamilies

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