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Interim Report: Landlords’ written strategies to address poverty and disadvantage

Sep 18, 2014

This is a review of the written strategies of social landlords, local authorities and private landlords' written strategies exploring the focus on poverty within these documents. It has been produced as the second stage in a wider project exploring the role of poverty in housing organisations strategic and buisness plans.

Increasing land supply for housing

Sep 01, 2014

Dr Gemma Burgess and Sarah Monk discuss the findings from their RICS research paper into the mechanisms available to increase housing land supply.

Sight Loss is not Life Loss: Evaluation for Southampton Sight

Aug 19, 2014

The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research at the University of Cambridge has undertaken an independent evaluation of the Sight Loss is not Life Loss project for Southampton Sight. The evaluation found that the project is helping to reduce social isolation and to support people in maintaining their independence.

Evaluation of Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy: Interim Report

Jul 15, 2014

The Interim Report from the Evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy (often referred to as the 'bedroom tax'), carried out jointly by CCHPR and Ipsos Mori, has been published. The report explores the effects of the cuts to Housing Benefit for working age social housing tenants who are deemd to be under-occupying their home.

FirstStop Evaluation: Report on progress of the funded local partners 2013/14

Jul 01, 2014

This report explores the progress of the local housing options services which are currently funded by FirstStop. The research suggests the local projects have empowered older people to make informed decisions, have given them full knowledge of all the options available and have supported them in appraising these options effectively.

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