Listen back to hear guest speaker Chris Parker, Newastle City Council, in conversation with Deven Ghelani, Policy in Practice. They discuss how Newcastle’s approach to tackling homelessness using smart analysis of their existing household level data sets, and how they’re identifying people who are at risk of homelessness way before the new 56 days required by the Homelessness Reduction Act.
Listen back to hear:
- The Homelessness Reduction Act: Policy background
- Experiences of Newcastle City Council
- A look at Newcastle’s LIFT Dashboard
- How other councils such as Luton BC and LB Southwark are approaching prevention
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The Policy in Practice LIFT Dashboard has allowed us to draw together previously disparate databases into one easily accessible platform. It maps our data against future predicted changes in inflation of household goods and predicted welfare changes and gives the team an easily accessible platform to see what residents' situations are.