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Joy MacKeith
In their article in the June 2016 edition of this journal, Johnson and Pleace articulate a number of critiques of the Homelessness Outcomes Star (HOS) on grounds ranging from its theoretical underpinnings to the supporting research and guidance for...
Nicholas Pleace
<br />1.1 This report is based on an international Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) covering service evaluations and research on services for homeless and potentially homeless people with a history of substance misuse. The review was...
Nicholas Pleace
There is strong evidence that the Pathways Housing First model can move homeless people with sustained experiences of living rough, with problematic drug and alcohol use, and with severe mental illness straight into ordinary housing, and...
Nicholas Pleace
The Guide is a resource about Housing First in Europe. It has been designed to explain what Housing First is and how it actually works in a range of European contexts. It sets out the core principles of Housing First and shows how these are...
Nicholas Pleace
This review describes the state of knowledge on homelessness service and strategy evaluation in the European Union. The review is also designed to act as a guide to good practice in homelessness service and strategy evaluation. It considers how best...
Nicholas Pleace
Migrant homelessness has become increasingly visible in some parts of the EU in recent years and was the subject of a European conference in 2002, with FEANTSA publishing a research review on the issue by Edgar in 2004. Since the 2004 review,...
Anwen Jones, Nicholas Pleace
This review of single homelessness in the UK is extremely timely. It is now over a decade since the Crisis Bricks Without Mortar 30-year review of single homelessness in the UK, and also since the review of single homelessness research which I led...
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Pleace
The statutory homelessness system, first established by the Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977, is an important but frequently criticised element of the British welfare state. Drawing upon a survey of 2053 ‘statutorily homeless’ families in England...
Anwen Jones, Nicholas Pleace
In September 2002, Crisis commissioned the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York to conduct research to explore the concept of daytime homelessness and to examine the role and nature of daytime provision, education, training and...
Deborah Quilgars, Nicholas Pleace
This study by Deborah Quilgars and Nicholas Pleace, Centre for Housing Policy - University of York, explores the extent, scale and regional distribution of a wide range of housing related support for those at risk of domestic violence. It explores...
Nicholas Pleace, Deborah Quilgars
This article examines the history of British homelessness research and its politicization over the past 40 years. The relationship between homelessness research and policy has been developing since the 1960s, and by the 1990s the majority of...
Mark Bevan, Nicholas Pleace
The research explored the impacts of the economic and policy context in which housing-led services are being introduced by Simon Communities, including housing supply and ongoing changes to health, social housing and welfare budgets. The research...
Nicholas Pleace, Joanne Bretherton
In the last three decades it has become apparent that homelessness is often characterised as much by a lack of social integration as by a lack of adequate, affordable and secure housing. Crisis developed Skylight to counteract the experiences of...
Joanne Bretherton, Nicholas Pleace
This observational study of Housing First services showed high levels of success in reducing long-term and repeated homelessness, which is associated with very high support needs. The successes of these English Housing First services reflect the...