Latest briefings and responses

Crisis works to influence policy and practice in a number of areas. As part of this work we produce briefings and respond to consultations on a range of policy areas linked to homelessness.

Here you'll find our most recent briefings and responses. If you are looking for something specific, please search further back into our archive.

Please also read our recommendations related to the homelessness policy issues:



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Joint briefing Universal Credit (Word)

Joint briefing from homelessness charities Centrepoint, Crisis, DePaul, Homeless Link, Shelter, St Mungo's and YMCA. Addresses the Housing Costs Element for claimants aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2016. February 2017.

Response to the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper (PDF)

February 2017. We welcome the Government's direction of travel on better integrating health and employment support services to provide tailored support that recognises and addresses an individual's needs. We believe however that support to address housing need must also be incorporated into this model if it is to effectively support those who experience both health and housing related barriers to work, given that these are often experienced alongside one another.

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