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2017

Projects commencing in 2017
Shared housing for non-resident parents

Commonweal Housing has funded the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research to research the housing needs and views of non-resident parents who live, or have considered living, in shared housing.

Landlord portfolio management - past and future

This research explored how landlords manage their portfolios and make decisions over buying and selling stock. It was commissioned by Shelter in order to explore how landlords manage their businesses, how this might affect tenants and how this might change in the future.

Other Publications

 
Research into Letting Agents Fees to Tenants in Wales

The Welsh Government are currently funding CCHPR's research into fees charged to tenants in the private rented sector across Wales

Using incentives to improve the private rented sector for people in poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation commissioned CCHPR to investigate how to improve the English private rented sector as a source of accommodation for people in poverty. The project explored whether taxation could be used to incentivise private landlords to improve the affordability, conditions or security of rented housing.

Building Better Opportuities - New Horizons

CCHPR has been commissioned to evaluate the New Horizons programme. New Horizons combines elements of financial inclusion, digital inclusion and employability delivered by employees hosted delivered from hubs in Peterborough, Wisbech, Kings Lynn and Cambridge with rural outreach.

University of Cambridge Housing Needs

This project will analyse the housing needs of staff at the University of Cambridge. It will use primary data to assess the current housing arrangements of staff and the affordability of housing. In addition, the project will also explore what staff accommodation is provided by the Colleges.

Valuing Planning Obligations

CCHPR is participating in a collaborative project entitled Research into the incidence and value of s106 and CIL. Led by the University of Liverpool, the project is funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Private rented sector and buy to let mortgage market: five year outlook

One Savings Bank (OSB) has commissioned research from CCHPR into the private rented sector and buy to let market. This will help develop a deeper understanding of the drivers of the market.

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Prof Michael Oxley: keynote speaker at the 2017 Social Impact Festival

Jul 19, 2017

Mike Oxley delivered a lecture today on The Case for Social Housing at UWA's Social Impact Festival.

The growing trend towards multigenerational living

Jul 12, 2017

The NHBC Foundation have released their report 'Multigenerational living - an opportunity for house builders?'

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