Housing research

Find out more about the participatory action research that Focus E15 campaign undertook under the direction of  Dr Kate Hardy (University of Leeds) and Dr Tom Gillespie (University of Sheffield) between September 2015 and April 2016.

“Its findings reflect extremely high levels of hidden homelessness; serious physical and mental health issues arising or being exacerbated as a result of insecure housing, and an apparently systemic attempt to remove vulnerable people from the borough…”

The Sociological Review have hosted the report online  which is where the above quote is taken from. Read the report in full here: http://www.e15report.org.uk/

Housing campaigns are encouraged to undertake their own research into the housing crisis by adapting the research techniques outlined in the report.

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Community solidarity for Focus E15 action – Housing is a mental health issue!
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