Minimising the impact of COVID-19 on people sleeping rough: an overview of UK and global responses: Blog for IPPO (International Public Policy Observatory)

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People who experience long-term or repeated rough sleeping are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. While policy innovations in many countries – mainly providing emergency accommodation on a large scale – have reduced the immediate risks, these interventions are typically short-term in nature. So what is the evidence for what’s working in the UK and around the world, and how might short-term interventions be translated into longer-term answers to the issue of homelessness?
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputWeb
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2021


  • Homelessness
  • COVID-19

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