Policy in Practice’s new research for the Local Government Association examines the link between the Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness.
We share 4 trends we’ve seen from modelling 150+ council tax reduction schemes in 2019 and discuss why discount schemes will be popular in the future.
Ellie Kershaw from Tower Hamlets Council explores the challenges the borough has in spending Discretionary Housing Payments funding well. We hear how consistency with local priorities, speed of decision making and understanding effectiveness are key, and how Policy in Practice’s software is helping.
Innovative and successful stories of data analytics in local authorities were shared by our LIFT Dashboard clients at our recent steering group. Read more.
Zoe Charlesworth comments on recent reports from the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur and Human Rights Watch on poverty in the UK.
A new tool is helping councils turn rich data into real help for low-income families. The new Living Standards Index for London, built by collaboration, reveals the capital’s pockets of poverty.