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FileThe Prevalence of Rough Sleeping and Sofa Surfing Amongst Young People in the UK
This article was published in Social Inclusion (ISSN: 2183–2803) 2016, Volume 4, Issue 4. It presents findings from an online survey of young people which found that rates of sofa surfing and rough sleeping among young people were much higher than previously thought. Twenty-six percent of young people (aged 16–25) had slept rough at some point in their life and 35 percent had ‘sofa surfed’ (stayed with friends or family on their floor or sofa because they had nowhere else to go).
Improving housing outcomes: the value of advice and support for vulnerable older people
Improving housing outcomes: the value of advice and support for vulnerable older people (Burgess, G. and Morrison, N., 2015) has been published by the Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
Housing, Planning and Peter Hall; Unfinished Business
There is an acute housing problem in England with constrained housing and land supply and planning at the heart of the issue. Peter Hall typically engaged with housing as part of a wider strategic view and his direct housing contributions have probably been overlooked. In part this reflects the continuing unhelpful division of labour between housing and planning in both practice and academia. This article reflects on current issues, Peter's contributions and my own entry into this world of unfinished business.
Tax credits for affordable housing in the USA: could they work elsewhere?
This article by Mike Oxley, published by Housing Finance International in Spring 2015, examines the operation of Low Income Housing Tax Credits in the USA.
Increasing land supply for housing
Dr Gemma Burgess and Sarah Monk discuss the findings from their RICS research paper into the mechanisms available to increase housing land supply.
Housing finance and the housing market; lessons from the UK?
This article outlines developments in the UK housing and mortgage markets with a focus on the period since 2007 and the global crash. It picks up on the UK responses to what is now a global debate on macro-prudential policy and lines of intervention in mortgage markets.
Review of “Young people and housing: transitions, trajectories and generational fractures”
Mike Oxley provided a review of “Young people and housing: transitions, trajectories and generational fractures”, edited by Ray Forrest and Ngai ming Yip, for the International Journal of Housing Policy.
The implications of the 2008-based household projections for estimates of housing need
Alan Holmans’ new article was published in the September 2012 issue of the TCPA journal.
Book review by Dr Gemma Burgess published in Journal of Social Policy
Book review published in Journal of Social Policy. Dr Gemma Burgess reviews Patricia Kennett and Chan KamWah (eds.) (2011), Women and Housing: An International Analysis. Abingdon: Routledge. £34.99, pp. 247, pbk. doi:10.1017/S0047279411000882
When the personal becomes political: using legal reform to combat violence against women in Ethiopia in Gender Place & Culture
A new journal article has been published by Dr Gemma Burgess in Gender, Place & Culture. The article focuses on Ethiopia's first civil society organisation, the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA), which has been campaigning for legal reform to secure women's rights and address violence against women.
Delivering local infrastructure and affordable housing through the planning system
Gemma Burgess, Sarah Monk and Christine Whitehead had a paper published in People, Place & Policy Online (2011): 5/1,pp1-11. Entitled 'Delivering local infrastructure and affordable housing through the planning system: the future of planning obligations through Section 106', the article draws on CCHPR's extensive research on Section 106.
The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery
A journal article, The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery, has been published by Dr Gemma Burgess in a special edition of Globalizations – Gender, Governance and Power: Finding the Global at the Local Level.
The Prevalence of Rough Sleeping and Sofa Surfing Amongst Young People in the UK
Work as a route out of homelessness: a case study of Emmaus Communities
A journal article, which drew on the research from this project as well as from earlier research on Emmaus Cambridge, was published in People, Place & Policy Online.