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Community groups are a lifeline in the cost-of-living crisis

Published/Broadcast 17 February 2023

New research from LSE Housing has shown that many community groups originally set up to provide support during the pandemic have become a central part of the local response to the cost-of-living crisis.  These organisations are doing incredible work in communities, but are often volunteer-led, with limited funding. Yet statutory services are relying on them more and more to provide food, clothing and other essentials during the Cost-of-Living crisis. Read more in the British Politics and Policy at LSE blog here

The full research report by Ellie Benton and Anne Power, Community Responses to the Cost-of-Living Crisis can be found here.