Centre for Homelessness Impact



Three in four people believe more attention should be paid to homelessness, report finds

Almost nine in ten people think that homelessness is a serious problem and nearly three-quarters of the public believe that not enough attention is given to the issue in the UK, newly published research by Ipsos MORI has found.

Published 30 April 2021

Two Scottish councils join pioneering network to tackle homelessness

Aberdeen City Council and the Highland Council are to join a new collaborative network to support local government innovators across the UK in tackling homelessness.

Published 21 January 2021

Personalised employment support essential to stem homelessness as furlough ends, research finds

People at risk of becoming homeless who are assigned individual support workers are twice as likely to maintain employment, according to new research.

Published 21 September 2020

Local authorities invited to join community committed to ending homelessness with data and evidence

The Centre for Homelessness Impact is recruiting local authorities to join its What Works Community: Local Government initiative which will focus on evidence-led methods of ending and preventing homelessness.

Published 10 August 2020

Guillermo Rodríguez-Guzmán: Introducing the Housing Costs Calculator to support effective COVID-19 planning

Guillermo Rodríguez-Guzmán from the Centre for Homelessness Impact introduces the newly developed Housing Costs Calculator which aims to help city leaders plan for the transition from emergency homelessness accommodation.

Published 2 June 2020

Centre for Homelessness Impact releases first publication

The Centre for Homelessness Impact has today released its first publication which advocates for a new movement that embraces data and evidence to end homelessness effectively, providing crucial methods to underpin future policy, practice and funding decisions.

Published 29 April 2020

New reporting platform uses data to help address homelessness in UK

A new reporting platform which aims to give insight into the conditions required to prevent homelessness has been launched by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 14 February 2020

What Works Community pilot: understanding and using data

James Cartwright explores what the What Works Community pilot teams at East Ayrshire Council, Southend Borough Council and Pembrokeshire County Council learned about the value of data practices at the project's first residential.

Published 12 December 2019

What Works Community pilot launched to help local authorities better address homelessness

East Ayrshire Council is to participate in a pilot initiative by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) to address the urgent need for lasting reductions in homelessness at a local level.

Published 3 October 2019

Ministers back Centre for Homelessness Impact joining What Works Network

National What Works advisor Dr David Halpern has today welcomed the Centre for Homelessness Impact as a new member of the What Works Network.

Published 3 June 2019

Report presents options for national street homelessness data and monitoring system

A report has been launched which outlines the options available for a new system which aims to track every person who is street homeless in Scotland.

Published 23 May 2019

New partnership to address urgent need for evidence based leadership in homelessness sector

Clore Social Leadership and the Centre for Homelessness Impact have announced details of a new partnership in response to the increasing crisis in housing and homelessness and the need for stronger, evidence based approach to leadership within the sector.

Published 29 August 2018