Housing costs and child poverty

This project utilise the IPPR tax-benefit model to model the effects, at a household level, of changes to housing policy, accounting for the complexities in the benefit system.

Policy failure or f***up: homelessness and welfare reform in England

Homelessness and welfare reform in England

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.

Staying Close Evaluation

Publication Date: Monday 02 November 2020

Homelessness and the private rented sector

Venue: Manchester School of Art (Benzie Building), Manchester Metropolitan University
Mon 26 November 2018

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.

Supported Housing Symposium

Venue: Manchester, UK
Thu 15 March 2018

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)

The role of stable accommodation in reducing recidivism: what does the evidence tell us?

Co-creation and strength-based working as characteristics of social innovation bonds.