Young and homeless research

Young and homeless reports explore the reasons young people become homelessness, the support available to them, and areas where improvements should be made.

Young and homeless 2015

Our fifth annual Young & Homeless report explores the reasons young people became homeless in 2015, the support available to them, and areas that need to be improved.

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Young and homeless 2014

Our fourth annual Young & Homeless report explores the reasons young people become homeless, the support available to them, and areas that need to be improved.

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Young and homeless 2013

Our third annual report on youth homelessness published in January 2014 found young homeless people are still facing many challenges but that progress is being made.

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No Excuses - preventing homelessness for the next generation 2013

Freedom of Information responses from 216 councils suggests that all too many homeless teenagers are not having their needs properly assessed and are being housed in unsuitable accommodation. 

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Young and homeless 2012

Our second report on youth homelessness was published in December 2012. With evidence from 117 homelessness charities and 101 local authorities, we found that youth homelessness has risen. Changes to the welfare system, such as extension of the shared accommodation rate are already having a negative impact on young people's ability to access housing.

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Young and homeless 2011

Our first report on youth homelessness was published in December 2011. Drawing on evidence provided by 79 homelessness charities and 108 local authorities, we highlighted an increase in young people requiring help and outlined the response from local authorities and the homelessness sector. 

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Rachel Hurcombe

Research Officer

Rachel is the Research Officer for the Research team. Prior to joining Homeless Link she carried out research in a variety of fields, including alcohol use, ethnicity, young people and mental health, with a particular interest in marginalised groups.

Telephone: 020 7840 4418
Email: rachel.hurcombe@homelesslink.org.uk

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