The LGA and Local Partnerships worked with Leeds and Cornwall Councils during 2022 to build a case for investment in homelessness prevention. The work included starting to develop a clearer understanding of what approaches have worked in homelessness prevention, how much they cost, what costs may have been avoided, and some of the benefits accrued by their implementation.
Guidance setting out best practice and procedure on out of area placements in another local authority area within England. This applies to accommodation used to meet the duties set out in homelessness legislation, as well as when a local authority is supporting a child under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989, where this support includes provision of accommodation.
As part of the LGA’s ongoing work to support local transport improvement and in particular decarbonisation, the LGA’s Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board commissioned this report exploring shared micromobility in the UK.
The final report of the Commission on Culture and Local Government explores the contribution of local culture, the barriers it faces and the four cornerstones that are essential to a healthy local cultural ecosystem.
This report was funded by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and delivered by the Local Government Association (LGA) in association with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS).
This paper reports on two workshops and conversations aimed at building confidence in defining and working with safeguarding concerns and enquiries as well as improving understanding and building confidence more broadly.
The survey was conducted by the Local Government Association’s Research and Information team in October-November 2022 to gather information about local authorities’ plans and preparations in case of severe weather