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Walls within walls: examining the variegated purposes for walling in Ghanaian gated communities
Richmond Ewhi's paper, which examines the functions performed by walls in gated communities in Ghana, has been published by the journal Housing Studies.
Homelessness Prevention through One-to-One Coaching
Homelessness Prevention through One-To-One Coaching: The Relationship between Coaching, Class Stigma, and Self-Esteem by Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess has been published by Housing, Theory and Society.
Divergence in planning for affordable housing: A comparative analysis of England and Portugal
Dr Sonia Alves's paper, Divergence in planning for affordable housing: A comparative analysis of England and Portugal, draws on findings from her research into planning for affordable housing in London, Lisbon and Copenhagen.
Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness
CCHPR researchers have teamed up with colleagues at the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics Economy and Social Change in this article for The Conversation.
Housing transformation, rent gap and gentrification in Ghana's traditional houses: Insight from compound houses in Bantama, Ghana
Housing Studies have published a paper co-authored by Richmond Ehwi.
Urban informality in the Global North: (il)legal status and housing strategies of Ghanaian migrants in New York City
A journal paper co-authored by Sabina Maslova and Gemma Burgess has been published online by the International Journal of Housing Policy.
Unpicking the downsizing discourse
A paper by Gemma Burgess and Valentine Quinio has been published online by the journal Housing Studies. Unpicking the downsizing discourse: understanding the housing moves made by older people in England discusses the nuances of the resiidential moves made by over 55s in England.
Exploring the Financial Implications of Advance Rent Payment and Induced Furnishing of Rental Housing in Ghanaian Cities: The Case of Dansoman, Accra-Ghana
Housing Policy Debate have published an article by Richmond Juvenile Ehwi, Lewis Abedi Asante & Nicky Morrison.
Residential trajectories of high-skilled transnational migrants in a global city: Exploring the housing choices of Russian and Italian professionals in London
A paper by Dr Sabina Maslova and Prof Russell King has been published in Cities.
Community Exchange and Time Currencies: A systematic and in-depth thematic review of impact on public health outcomes
A paper by Caroline Lee, Gemma Burgess, Isla Kuhn, Andy Cowan and Louise Lafortune has been published in the journal Public Health.
The Influence of the Belt and Road Initiative in Europe
The paper, The Influence of the Belt and Road Initiative in Europe, by Franziska Sielker & Elisabeth Kaufmann was published in September 2020.
ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation
The paper 'Offsite manufacturing and construction industry transformation: a multi-level socio-technical transitions perspective' has been published in the Proceedings of the 36th Annual ARCOM Conference.
Virtuous or vicious circles?
A paper co-authored by Gemma Burgess was published by Geoforum in November 2019: Virtuous or vicious circles? Exploring the behavioural connections between developer contributions and path dependence: Evidence from England.
The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK
The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK: The Motivations for and Experiences of Multigenerational Living by Gemma Burgess and Kathryn Muir has been published online in Housing, Theory and Society.
Reciprocity in the co-production of public services
Gemma Burgess and Daniel Durrant's paper has been published in Social Policy and Society.
Gated communities and land administration challenges in Ghana: reappraising the reasons why people move into gated communities
This paper, by Richmond Ehwi, Prof Nicky Morrison and Prof Pete Tyler, was published online in Housing Studies in December 2019.
Structural change in the housing & mortgage markets?
'Taking the long view; structural change in the housing and mortgage markets?' by Peter Williams has been published in Issue 353 of Moneyfacts: http://www.moneyfactsgroup.co.uk/publications/moneyfacts
Mortgage markets and access to owner occupation for younger households
OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 196: Changes in the regulation and control of mortgage markets and access to owner-occupation among younger households
Performative knowledge and marketplace exclusion
A paper by Gemma Burgess, Mihaela Keleman, Sue Moffat and Elizabeth Parsons has been published by Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal.
Uptake of digital tools in the UK house building sector
Our mini-project for the Centre for Digital Built Britain looked at the uptake of digital tools in the UK house building sector. It provides a ‘state of the nation’ report into the opportunities and barriers to the uptake of the digital tools, standards and processes that are collectively known as Building Information Modelling (BIM).
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).
The Prevalence of Rough Sleeping and Sofa Surfing Amongst Young People in the UK
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.
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.
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.
Community Exchange and Time Currencies: A systematic and in-depth thematic review of impact on public health outcomes
Reciprocity in the Co-Production of Public Services: The Role of Volunteering through Community Time Exchange?
This article, co-authored by Gemma Burgess, has been published in Social Policy and Society.