CCHPR is located within the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. We have over twenty five years experience operating from our base in a world class University and provide an innovative and cost effective research service of the highest quality. We have a proven track record of providing the evidence and analysis to influence and support better policy and practice. Our specialisms include:
- Social housing and low cost home ownership
- Section 106 and affordable housing development
- Understanding local housing markets
- The role of home ownership and private renting
- Welfare reform and housing policy analysis
- Policy analysis backed by unrivalled social housing statistics
Since its inception, the Centre has attracted over £12m in external research grants, carrying out over 150 research projects for a variety of sponsors, ranging from the ESRC, the Department of Communities and Local Government and its forerunners, the Welsh Government, Shelter, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and a wide range of other bodies including the local authorities and housing associations. Many of the Centre’s major projects are carried out in collaboration with other leading academic institutions, including particularly the Universities of Reading, Glasgow, Sheffield, Sydney, and the London School of Economics.