Preventing youth homelessness: an assessment of local approaches

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Heselwood, Luke; Farhan, Imogen; Shilson-Thomas, Aidan
Date of publication
14 May 2019
Social Policy, Children and Young People, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Housing and Homelessness
Social welfare
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This report examines how well local authorities in England prevent and respond to youth homelessness. 

It assesses how far the Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) has created a coordinated response to youth homelessness across public services, and considers ways local and national government can build upon legislation to establish a more holistic and preventative approach to youth homelessness.

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