homelessness

Report that presents the findings of a consultation carried out by the Scottish Government on 'Housing Support for Homeless Households' between January and April 2012.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Project which aims to create a textured picture of the day-to-day reality of homelessness as experienced by the women who are living through it and the insights from the people who support them. 

The website is an online platform that brings together the work created over the 18-month project, which culminated in an exhibition at gallery@oxo from 14th – 18th November on London’s South Bank in November 2012.

Demonstrates the yawning gaps in data, information analysis and research in four of the most vulnerable populations in society, namely vulnerable migrants, gypsies and travellers, homeless people and sex workers.

Project that brought together different sectors all working with women who are homeless to share understanding of the particular experiences and challenges women face. It explored how organisations in different sectors are working with women to overcome these challenges, and how we can ensure women do get the riht help at the right time.

Briefing from a four-year study to provide an independent analysis of the impact on homelessness of recent economic and policy developments in Scotland. Key areas of interest include the homelessness effects of the post 2007 economic recession and the housing
market downturn.

In December 2011, the findings of the National Youth Reference Group's first survey of youth homelessness was published in the Young and homeless report. This report updates the 2011 research. It investigates homelessness amongst young single people, who can be either statutory or non-statutory homeless.

Research on the subject of homelessness and housing exclusion.

The website can be searched for a number of documents, including statistical data, reviews of homelessness policies, European thematic reports, books, articles and the European Journal of Homelessness.

Bulletin that provides information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to 31 March 2012. It includes information on the characteristics of applicant households, local authority assessments and the action taken in respect of cases that were concluded.

Snapshot data on households in temporary accommodation at 31 March 2012 are presented and notifications of households at risk of homelessness due to eviction/repossession.