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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 explores 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 have commissioned CCHPR to investigate how to improve the English private rented sector as a source of accommodation for people in poverty. This project explores 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.

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CCHPR publish their latest Annual Report

May 22, 2017

CCHPR has just published its 2017 Directors Report. The report gives a flavour of the research that CCHPR has been involved in during the year to March 2017.

CCHPR begin work on an evaluation of the New Horizons Project

May 15, 2017

The New Horizons Project works with people in Cambridgeshire and West Norfolk to help them move closer to the job market. They do this in a number of different ways: by helping people feel more confident and in control of their money, by helping them get online and by giving them the tools to be able to look for work.

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