Preventing youth homelessness: an assessment of local approaches
- Document type
- 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
- Material type
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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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