Better evidence for a world without homelessness

Find evidence

Our evidence tools are designed to help you find, access and understand the body of evidence for tackling homelessness.

Find evidence

Apply evidence

We are committed to working with policy-makers and practitioners to apply the best available evidence in their work.

Apply evidence

Join the movement

We are at the heart of the movement to build a learning culture in the field of homelessness, using better data and evidence to improve outcomes.

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How we can help

Access evidence for ‘what works’

Our evidence tools give you access to the highest quality evidence from around the world that shows ‘what works’ in ending homelessness.

View Evidence and Gap Maps →
View Intervention Tool →
View Evidence Finder →

Access data about ending homelessness

Our SHARE framework represents a birds-eye view for what it takes to end homelessness for good – supported by data from the UK to show our collective progress towards that goal.

View the SHARE framework →
View the SHARE reporting platform →

Learn how to use data, evaluation and design

We provide tools, programmes, and resources to help you and your organisation learn how to use data, evaluation and design to tackle homelessness effectively.

Learn about WWC evidence accelerator →
WWC resources (coming soon) →
Online training sessions (coming soon) →

Troubleshoot your homelessness challenges

We offer guidance for your specific local housing and homelessness challenges, based on the best available evidence for what works.

Book evidence surgery →
Enquire about coaching session→

Use evidence to plan ahead

We offer one-on-one support for critical planning moments such as strategy reviews and action plan development, to help ensure that the most important decisions are grounded in evidence.

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Use evidence to make more effective investments

We offer advice for foundations, grant providers and individuals on how best to invest money or resources to tackle homelessness.

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End it with Evidence

Our End it with Evidence campaign is a call to action to improve the lives of people who are homeless or at risk through evidence-led change.

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What Works Community

The What Works Community: Local Government initiative focuses on helping local authorities explore evidence-led methods of ending and preventing homelessness.

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Using Evidence to End Homelessness

Our first book, Using Evidence to End Homelessness, is available now.

News & Blog

April 22, 2021

Where in the world is all the evidence on what works and why in homelessness?

Our updated Evidence Finder shows clearly where studies evaluating homelessness interventions exist.

Read more
April 19, 2021

Greg Hurst joins the CHI team

We are delighted to announce that Greg Hurst has joined the Centre for Homelessness Impact team as Head of Communications and Public Affairs. 

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