Publication - Research and analysis

Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation - Research Finding

Published: 8 Jan 2016
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781785449291

The research focused on the problems that people who serve short sentences in Scotland have finding and keeping stable housing and the services that can help improve housing outcomes. The findings describe a complex cycle of housing problems faced by people serving short sentences, their interlinked causes and impacts and the difficulties these problems pose in desistance from offending.

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Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation - Research Finding
3. The research

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3. The research

The research sought to find these things out using four methods. (i) An analysis of literature; (ii) Interviews with people who were serving, and who had served, short sentences, and providers of services to this group; (iii) Collection of snapshot data of numbers of people serving short sentences from each local authority area and (iv) Collection of information on the services that were being delivered to this group in Scotland at the time of the research.


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