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Wirral's latest Home Energy Conservation reports for 2017
The Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) 1995 requires Local Authorities to identify practicable and cost-effective measures likely to result in significant energy reduction in all residential accommodation in their area. View Wirral's latest 2017 report here


Wirral Strategic Housing Market Assessment and Housing Needs (May 2016)


Wirral Plan: Housing Strategy (July 2016) here

Housing JSNA: Latest Update
 (November 2015)
This update on local housing related need is based upon the regular update of the Strategic Housing Market Assessment Technical Appendix. This approach will shortly be supeceded by the production of the evidence base for the updated Wirral Housing Strategy which is underpinned by the same technical appendix with enhanced assessment and insight.


Bringing together housing and public health to enable better health and wellbeing (January 2016)
This is a new Health and Housing resource from Public Health England (PHE) 
here

Health Needs Assessment for Homelessness in Liverpool City Region
 (May 2014)
Liverpool Public Health Observatory was commissioned by the Merseyside Directors of Public Health to deliver this Health Needs Assessment of homelessness in Liverpool City Region. This followed concerns that the recent economic downturn and changes to welfare provision were negatively impacting on housing security across the region. The HNA report can be accessed here

Under one roof? Housing and public health in England (February 2014)
With an increasing focus on integration, this viewpoint from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network explores the case for housing as keystone of local public health strategies across England. Now that public health is part of local government, the briefing explores what more could be done to strengthen links with housing departments. Access the details 
here.

Show some warmth: exposing the damaging impact of energy debt on children (January 2015)
This report presents new evidence on the key issues facing families in energy debt who have fallen behind on their gas and electricity payments, based on a survey of around 2500 families with children in the UK and in-depth interviews with families in energy debt, including parents and children. Access the report here

 

Previous content
Previous Housing & Homelessness in Wirral  - September 2013 (warning - large file)
Download Summary of ongoing service activity - Housing & Homelessness


Other information:
Damp Housing and its health effects (September 2012) here


Key information sources for you to consider:
Health and social care outcomes frameworks (Collection)
Public Health England Data and Knowledge Gateway
NHS Digital
Child and Maternal Health