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Read more at: Uptake of digital tools in the UK house building sector

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...


Read more at: Mortgage markets and access to owner occupation for younger households

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


Read more at: Performative knowledge and marketplace exclusion

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.


Read more at: Access to mortgages and home ownership for young people; International perspectives

Access to mortgages and home ownership for young people; International perspectives

An article by Peter Williams and Christine Whitehead has been published in Housing Finance International, Winter 2017.


Read more at: Community Currencies

Community Currencies

A paper by Gemma Burgess has been published by the International Journal of Community Currency Research.


Read more at: Housing policy: some alternative views

Housing policy: some alternative views

Early in his career, Mike Oxley wrote an article on the state of the UK housing market in 1977. Reading it again, it would seem that policy makers today seem to be facing many of the same issues.


Read more at: The Prevalence of Rough Sleeping and Sofa Surfing Amongst Young People in the UK

The Prevalence of Rough Sleeping and Sofa Surfing Amongst Young People in the UK


Read more at: Tax credits for affordable housing in the USA: could they work elsewhere?

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.


Read more at: Review of “Young people and housing: transitions, trajectories and generational fractures”

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.


Read more at: Housing, Planning and Peter Hall; Unfinished Business

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...


Read more at: 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

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.


Read more at: Increasing land supply for housing

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.


Read more at: The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery

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.


Read more at: When the personal becomes political: using legal reform to combat violence against women in Ethiopia in Gender Place & Culture

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...


Read more at: Book review by Dr Gemma Burgess published in Journal of Social Policy

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


Read more at: The implications of the 2008-based household projections for estimates of housing need

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.


Read more at: Housing finance and the housing market: lessons from the UK?

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.


Read more at: Work as a route out of homelessness: a case study of Emmaus Communities

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.


Read more at: Delivering local infrastructure and affordable housing through the planning system

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...


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