Profiling London’s Rough Sleepers: a longitudinal analysis of CHAIN data – executive summary

A summary of the report on the profile of rough sleepers in London.

Broadway, in conjunction with the National Centre for Social Research and supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) conducted a longitudinal analysis of data from the London Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN).

This report provides extensive analysis of data collected about rough sleeping in London since the late 1990s, exploring the backgrounds and experiences of rough sleepers (nationality, ethnicity, age, substance use, mental health) and the effectiveness of routes off the streets.