Housing is a mental health issue
- Start date: 2016
- End date: 2017
- Principal investigator: Dr Kate Hardy
Funded by Feminist Review and IAA ESRC - Leeds Impact Account
Between September 2016 and April 2017, a participatory action research project was undertaken in the London Borough of Newham, examining the experiences of those facing potential or actual homelessness. 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 London borough.
Read the Report.