Briefing: National Audit Office Report on Homelessness

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
October 10, 2017
Andrew Jones, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • affordable housing
  • Costs of Homelessness
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
  • homelessness trends
  • temporary accommodation
Housing and Planning, Welfare and Equalities
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The NAO’s report deals with the causes and costs of homelessness, the response of local government to homelessness, and DCLG’s leadership in reducing homelessness. How effectively does DCLG work with local authorities to ensure that they maximise their ability to prevent and tackle homelessness?

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