An in-depth look at rough sleeping

by Emily Pumford, Riverside

"The latest government figures show that homelessness is still on the rise, and the number of households living in temporary accommodation is at an all-time high..."

Two reports from Shelter and Crisis should be essential reading for anyone in the sector. Shelter’s report, Homelessness in England 2023 (opens new window), focuses on the numbers, setting out the scale of homelessness in 2023 and the areas where it is most acute. The report from Crisis, (opens new window)I always kept one eye open’: The experiences and impacts of sleeping rough (opens new window), focuses mainly on rough sleeping.

Read the article in full about each and other housing research in the first quarter of 2024 (opens new window)