Centre for Homelessness Impact systematic review – Call for Evidence

The Centre for Homelessness Impact has appointed the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester to undertake a systematic review of the effectiveness of harm reduction versus abstinence-based substance use interventions for people experiencing homelessness.


Homelessness and the Private Rented Sector

Homelessness has a devastating effect on those who experience it and is costly to the public purse.


Benefit changes drive increase in homelessness from rented housing

New resarch by the Policy Evauation and Research Unit, commissioned by the Residentail Landlords Association, is released today.


The government’s rough sleeping strategy has some major flaws argues Chris O’Leary

In a new article in Inside Housing PERU's Dr. Chris O'Leary explains that the rough sleeping population is not homogenous, nor is it static.


Millennials’ home ownership hopes dashed by a broken housing market

PERU’s Dr Chris O' Leary, an expert on housing, writes about home ownership.


New PhD scholarship available – co-production and the Manchester Homelessness Charter

A funded PhD scholarship is now available to evaluate co-production and the Manchester Homelessness Charter.


Through the Gate Services – an Academy for Justice Commissioning evening seminar

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffrey Manton Building, Rosamund Street West, Manchester M15 6LL | Tue 9 June 2015


Vision Housing Evaluation in Guardian Newspaper

A recent study by the Department of Sociology & Criminology’s Policy and Evaluation Research Unit (PERU)