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.

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Apply evidence

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

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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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JOIN THE community

What Works Community

The Centre for Homelessness Impact is recruiting local authorities to join their What Works Community: Local Government initiative which will focus on evidence-led methods of ending and preventing homelessness.

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COVID-19 response

In response to the rapidly changing situation created by the COVID-19 outbreak, we have collated a number of resources to support communities to help people who are homeless or at risk to stay safe and healthy during the pandemic.


Using Evidence to End Homelessness

We are delighted to announce that Wednesday 29 April marks the release of Using Evidence to End Homelessness, available now via Policy Press.

News & Blog

October 30, 2020

This is what it's like to stay in a 'high risk homeless hostel'

Our Lived Experience Specialist Hannah Green reflects on the findings of our Systematic Review on Accommodation, and shares her experiences of living in temporary accommodation.

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October 29, 2020

Evidence shows support crucial to ending homelessness

The Systematic Review on Accommodation released today by the Centre for Homelessness Impact shows that for many people experiencing homelessness, personalised support is crucial in order to successfully avoid returning to homelessness. 

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