Preventing youth homelessness: an assessment of local approaches

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Heselwood, Luke; Farhan, Imogen; Shilson-Thomas, Aidan
Publisher
Reform
Date of publication
14 May 2019
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Children and Young People, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Housing and Homelessness
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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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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