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Glen Bramley
Homelessness remains an unsolved problem in Great Britain. It is devastating and dangerous for people, and a wasteful problem for society as a whole. This summary report is the first part of a two-part study examining the current...
Glen Bramley
There is an urgent need for more housing that provides people on low incomes with security, decent living conditions, and affordable rents. Across Great Britain the need and demand for low-rent housing outstrip supply. This report presents the...
Glen Bramley and Suzanne Fitzpatrick
Is the common pressure group and media refrain that ‘we are all two paycheques away from homelessness’ justified by the evidence? Drawing on multivariate analysis of two cross-sectional datasets (the ‘Scottish Household Survey’ and the UK-wide ‘...
Gina Netto, Filip Sosenko, Glen Bramley
The size, make-up and settlement patterns of minority ethnic communities are significantly different in devolved Scotland from those in England. Little attention has been given to systematically examining the relationship between poverty and...
Glen Bramley, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, and Sarah Johnsen
This paper interrogates pathways into multiple exclusion homelessness (MEH) in the UK and, informed by a critical realist theoretical framework, explores the potential causal processes underlying these pathways. Drawing on an innovative multistage...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Sarah Johnsen, Glen Bramley
This article examines the experience of ‘multiple exclusion homelessness’ (MEH) amongst migrants to the UK. Homelessness and destitution amongst migrants has become a matter of growing concern in many European countries in recent years,...
Nick Bailey, Glen Bramley, Maria Gannon
The Poverty and Social Exclusion UK (PSE-UK) Survey is the largest and most comprehensive survey of its kind ever carried out in the UK. The UK study has three main objectives: To improve the measurement of poverty, deprivation, social exclusion and...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Steve Wilcox
The Homelessness Monitor is a longitudinal study, commissioned by Crisis and is funded by Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, providing an independent analysis of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in the...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Steve Wilcox
The Homelessness Monitor: England 2012 is the second year report of a major five-year independent study into the impact of the economic downturn and policy developments homelessness in England. Key findings from the research are: - Visible...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Steve Wilcox
The Homelessness Monitor: Scotland 2012 is the first report of a four-year longitudinal study that provides a 'baseline' account of how homelessness stands in Scotland in 2012. The study monitors the impact of the economic downturn and...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Steve Wilcox, Beth Watts
The homelessness monitor series is a longitudinal study providing an independent analysis of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in England and elsewhere in the UK.1 This fifth annual report updates our account of how...
Mandy Littlewood, Glen Bramley, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Jenny Wood
Social Bite commissioned Heriot-Watt University's Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research (I-SPHERE) to conduct research to provide an evidence base for the disbursement of these funds to relevant service provider organisations...
Glen Bramley, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Jenny Edwards, David Ford, Sarah Johnsen, Filip Sosenko, David Watkins
This study sought to provide a statistical profile of a key manifestation of ‘severe and multiple disadvantage’ (SMD) in England. In this report, SMD is a shorthand term used to signify the problems faced by adults involved in the homelessness,...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Glen Bramley, Filip Sosenko, Janice Blenkinsopp, Sarah Johnsen, Mandy Littlewood, Gina Netto, Beth Watts
This report defines destitution in the UK, looking at how many people are affected, who they are, and the main pathways in and out of destitution. It looks at the impact and experience of those people directly affected. Some people perceive that...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Hal Pawson, Glen Bramley, Beth Watts, Jenny Wood, Mark Stephens, Janice Blenkinsopp
The homelessness monitor is a longitudinal study providing an independent analysis of the impact of recent economic and policy developments on homelessness across the UK.  This year’s Scotland Monitor comes at a pivotal moment for homelessness...