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The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004–12

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Background: It is unclear why rates of homelessness claims in England have risen since 2010. We used variations in rates across local authorities to test the impact of economic downturns and budget cuts.

Methods:Using cross-area fixed effects models of data from 323 UK local authorities between 2004 and 2012, we evaluated associations of changes in statutory homelessness rates with economic activity (Gross Value Added per capita), unemployment, and local and central government expen...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/pubmed/fdv126

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
ORCID:
0000-0002-7541-6209
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College; Nuffield College
ORCID:
0000-0001-9114-965X
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
3
Pages:
417-425
Publication date:
2016-10-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
Pubs id:
pubs:737280
URN:
uri:e8d99e97-0d82-45a9-9e64-170c8930b2f9
UUID:
uuid:e8d99e97-0d82-45a9-9e64-170c8930b2f9
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pubs:737280
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English
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