Homelessness Prevention Policy in an International Context: The Housing Act (Wales) 2014

Ahmed, A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6164-0656 and Madoc-Jones, I 2019, 'Homelessness Prevention Policy in an International Context: The Housing Act (Wales) 2014' , Social Policy and Society .

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Abstract

A review article preceding a series of articles in this special issue considering specific aspects of the impacts and implementation processes of the Welsh legislation – we contextualise the introduction of the prevention agenda in Wales by defining homelessness and highlighting the shift towards prevention policy in an international context. We consider the nature of prevention, and examine related theoretical debates, critiques and the cost/benefits of prevention. We conclude by offering some reflections on the progress of homelessness prevention since the Act’s implementation drawing on data from the longitudinal post-implementation evaluation of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: Social Policy and Society
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1474-7464
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Funders: Welsh Assembly governement
Depositing User: A Ahmed
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2019 14:50
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 12:15
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52730

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