Mike Oxley, Director of CCHPR, delivered a lunchtime seminar at the Social Market Foundation in March 2017. Professor Oxley discussed the changing role of the private rented housing sector in the UK and the corresponding implications for policy.
Our new research on behalf of the Social Mobility Commission has been published this week showing that the number of first time buyers relying on the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' has hit a historic high. Drawing on Governmental and housing market data, Chihiro Udagawa and colleagues have analysed the recent pattern of parental help for first-time buyers. The research also includes trends and projections of such parental help.
Initiatives run by social housing providers to help young people aged 16-25 increase their independence and employment prospects are helping to reduce youth poverty, says our new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
CCHPR Departmental Fellow, Peter Williams has co-authored the latest UK Housing Review, published by the Chartered Institute of Housing.
New research into the housing needs of students in Cambridge has been published this week. Cambridge City Council commissioned the study to help to inform planning policy regarding student accommodation and its impact upon housing need, in relation to the emerging Local Plan.