CCHPR provided the research support for the Lloyds Banking Group Commission on housing. The Commission’s Report was published on January 28th 2015. This was marked by an event at the House of Commons with speeches by CCHPR Director Michael Oxley, Stephen Noakes, Managing Director, Retail Customer Products, Lloyds Banking Group, Shadow Housing Minister Emma Reynolds and the Co-chairs of the Commission Mark Prisk MP and Nick Raynsford MP, two former Housing Ministers from different political backgrounds. The Housing Minister, Brandon Lewis also welcomed the report.
We were delighted that Professor Professor Richard Ronald, University of Amsterdam, participated in the Department of Land Economy seminar series and presented his research on Housing Markets and the Globalisation of Generational Inequalities.
To help social landlord clients set viable affordable rents, CCHPR has developed a model to estimate net income distribution for eight household types at local market level. A sample report for Bromley (at Mid-Super Output Area) level is available for download but we can supply similar reports for other areas to order.
The National Housing Federation has commissioned Ipsos MORI and Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research to assess how welfare reform impacts across the housing association sector in England. This is the third and final report of the series.
Two new pieces of research by CCHPR about the impact of the Benefit Cap have been published today. One is based on 50 in depth interviews with households whose benefits had been capped, whilst the other research looked at the impact on local authorities, local services and social landlords.