Topics : Affordable Housing
Affordable Rents assessment for Cambridge City
Providing an assessment of affordability of RSL / LA rents that are pegged at given ratios of prevailing market rents within Cambridge City and the housing sub-market.
An Approach to Affordable Housing to inform the East Midlands Regional Plan
This project reviewed alternative methodologies for determining the proportion of new dwellings that should be affordable in order to select a preferred approach for the East Midlands. Once this was agreed, the project produced affordable housing targets for the region and for the sub-regional housing markets separately.
Analysis of available data on affordable housing investment
Using existing data sources, the purpose of this project is to provide a strong evidence base to show what the current provision of affordable housing built over the last 20 years looks like in terms of location, type of housing and size, and whether it is significantly different compared with past provision. The aim is to demonstrate what has been achieved in terms of investment in affordable housing, and to link this with tenant satisfaction.
Evaluation of data sources relevant to the work of the NHPAU
Project to provide guidance on data sources to regions and local authorities.
Forecasting and Managing Planning Obligations for Developer Contributions to Affordable Housing: A Feasibility Study
This is a feasibility study to see whether it is possible to develop a better alignment of developer contributions to affordable housing through S106 with public subsidy from the Housing Corporation and loan finance from the housing associations. We are working in partnership with Roger Tym & Partners and Three Dragons.
Future of Investment in Affordable Housing
The National Housing Federation in partnership with CCHPR is exploring possible models for investment in new affordable homes. This research contributes to that work.
Impact of worsening affordability on the demand for social housing
Literature review of the impact of worsening market housing affordability on the demand for affordable housing, private renting, new household formation, and regional variations in these impacts.
Input into the consultation on the abolition of the Regional Spatial Strategies for the JRF
CCHPR were commissioned by the JRF to assist in submitting their consultation response for the inquiry into the abolition of regional spatial strategies. The consultation focussing particularly on the implications for house building.
Overview of availability and quality of Data Sources relevant to the work of the National Housing and Planning Advice Unit (NHPAU)
The NHPAU Board has commissioned CCHPR to undertake research on the availability and quality of data sources relevant to the work of the NHPAU. This includes data on individual income, household income, earnings, house prices, mortgages, property characteristics, second homes, vacancies, rents, household characteristics, construction, planning, migration and population.
S106 Affordable Housing Provision: What is Going On?
This project aims to find out what is happening on the ground to S106 negotiations and affordable housing delivery in a context of considerable uncertainty in the national and regional regulatory framework.
The Poor Pay More
This research, published by the energy consumer watchdog, examined the limits of competitive markets in the provision of essential services to low-income consumers. Separate chapters covered food, housing, water, telecommunications, public transport, financial services, and energy.
Under-occupation in North Hertfordshire
CCHPR were commissioned to carry out a study of under-occupation amongst social housing tenants in North Herts. The study included a survey of tenants as well as analysis of other data sources.
Understanding demographic, spatial and economic impacts on future affordable housing demand
The research will use both primary and secondary data to understand how demographic, spatial and economic changes will impact on affordable housing demand now and in the future (over the next 5 / 10 / 20 years). It will then use this understanding to inform key business and policy decisions and help develop the Housing Corporation’s market intelligence, in particular focusing on future investment decisions, viability of existing stock and future markets and options for potential new products.
Under-utilisation of the housing stock: Eight local case studies
Shelter commissioned CCHPR to undertake eight local authority case studies into under-utilisation of the existing housing stock. The research looked at empty properties, second homes and under-occupation.
Update Of Estimates Of Future Housing Demand And Need In The West Midlands, Incorporating The Revised Household Projections
WMRA has commissioned CCHPR to update estimates of need for affordable housing in the West Midlands from 2006 to 2026. The updates to the estimates, originally done by CCHPR in 2007, will take account of the revised household projections, and comment on the implications of the housing market downturn for the region's housing strategy.