Research and analysis

SPI-B/EMG: COVID-19 housing impacts - evidence review, 10 September 2020

Background paper prepared by the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Behaviours (SPI-B) and the Environmental and Modelling group (EMG).



SPI-B/EMG: Evidence review for MHCLG housing impacts paperpaper, - 10 September 2020

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Review of evidence by SPI-B/EMG for the housing impacts paper commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG). ItThis paper was consideredavailable for participants to read at SAGE 56 on 10 September 2020.2020 on 24 September 2020, but not considered or discussed in the meeting.

See the related housing impacts summary paper.

It should be viewed in context: the paper was the best assessment of the evidence at the time of writing. The picture is developing rapidly and, as new evidence or data emerges, SAGE updates its advice accordingly. Therefore, some of the information in this paper may have been superseded and the author’s opinion or conclusion may since have developed.

These documents are released as pre-print publications that have provided the government with rapid evidence during an emergency. These documents have not been peer-reviewed and there is no restriction on authors submitting and publishing this evidence in peer-reviewed journals.

Published 9 October 2020