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Call for Papers from Housing, Care and Support


Journal call for papers from Housing, Care and Support

Housing, Care and Support (HCS) invites the submission of Papers.

Housing, Care and Support (HCS) provides an arena for international information, debate, reflection and the dissemination of research on the wider role of housing in the development of healthy and inclusive communities.
The journal is committed to keeping researchers and professionals alike up to date with all aspects of housing and related support.

HCS is multidisciplinary in nature to reflect the broad community of researchers and professionals involved in the field. Each paper explicitly states implications for practice giving practical advice to inform future research, policy and practice.

The journal offers a broad range of content, including:

  • Evidence-based, peer-reviewed research articles
  • Policy updates and commentary on developments
  • Practice papers and reports
  • Narrative accounts of experience in working across housing, health and social care boundaries.

Regular themes and topics include:

  • Homelessness
  • Commissioning
  • Changing needs
  • Tackling exclusion
  • International perspectives
  • Building communities.


Why should you submit your work to us?

  • Indexed in ESCI
  • Ranked by Scopus
  • Multidisciplinary journal
  • Academic and Professional authorship and readership


Submissions can be made at the following link:     
The journal’s author guidelines can be found here: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=hcs

Topical special issues:

Forthcoming: LGBT housing (Keep checking back at for the latest issues)
Safeguarding and Housing:
Psychologically informed environments:

For further information, see the journal homepage at http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=hcs 

Alternatively, contact the Editor, Martin Whiteford, at [email protected]