The NHBC Foundation commissioned this research to investigate the circumstances and consequences of performance bonds required by highways authorities and water supply companies for housing developments.
From 2014 onwards, CCHPR is changing the format of its Annual Reports. Unlike previous reports in PDF format, the 2014 Annual Report comprises of an online commentary from Michael Oxley with links to relevant content from the CCHPR website - including 2014 projects, presentations etc.
Improving housing outcomes: the value of advice and support for vulnerable older people (Burgess, G. and Morrison, N., 2015) has been published by the Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
Exclusive communities and anti-social housing: the failures of mixed community development: Fifth seminar in the ESRC Seminar Series on Marketplace Exclusion: Representations, Resistances and ResponsesApr 21, 2015
This seminar looked at the ways in which exclusion from the housing market is tackled in England and how successful the mixed communities policy has been. It reflected on the experiences of those excluded from the housing market, both in the UK and internationally.
The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research has learnt with great sadness of the death of Alan Holmans. Alan had a long and distinguished relationship with CCHPR. He will be greatly missed. This is an appreciation of Alan by two close colleagues; Christine Whitehead and Peter Williams. It includes quotes from others who worked with Alan throughout his career and is followed by the text of the address given by CCHPR Director, Michael Oxley at Alan’s funeral on April 8th.