This page includes links to reports from research projects that looked at existing local authority arrangements for working with young people in housing need.
This report, published by Homeless Link in 2012, offers an overview of the extent to which local authorities feel that their joint protocol on access to services is effective. It is available online from Homeless Link.
This report from Depaul UK brings forward encouraging evidence of early interventions which work and which produce, within a short time span, savings to budgets. It contains a useful approach to calculating the costs of statutory responses to homelessness (for comparison with the costs of prevention). It can be downloaded from Depaul UK.