Fabiana Macor, Policy and Data Analyst at Policy in Practice, looks at the importance of costing the homelessness crisis both in London and across the UK and the role data analysis can play in homelessness prevention.
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.
A tale of two councils: Luton and Barking and Dagenham use data insights to build residents’ resilience
Effective use of data insights can identify struggling households and offer proactive, tailored support to help boost their incomes before they hit crisis point. We see how Barking and Dagenham and Luton councils have taken different approaches to this challenge.
Policy in Practice’s latest analysis shows that 1 in 7 low-income Londoners can’t make ends meet. Our analysis of 550,000 low-income London households 21% more low-income Londoners face a cash shortfall since 2016. The number of families who are struggling is expected to triple to 238,000 by 2020.
We update analysis of the impact of the housing benefit reforms on different types of councils throughout the country.
We look at the different impact of housing benefit reforms in the fourth and final blog in our National Picture of Welfare Reforms series. 4/4
We look at the different impacts of the benefit cap nationwide in the third of our blogs on the National Picture of Welfare Reform. 3/4
In the second of our National Picture of Welfare Reform series we look at how the impact of Universal Credit varies nationwide. 2/4