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CCHPR's publications during 2014.

Read more at: FirstStop local partners: costs and potential savings to public budgets of client casework 2014

FirstStop local partners: costs and potential savings to public budgets of client casework 2014

The aim of this research was to report on the costs and benefits of a sample of cases dealt with by the FirstStop local partners providing housing options services to older people. It focuses on the intense level three casework data provided by the local partners.


Read more at: Foyers in the UK and France – Comparisons and Contrasts

Foyers in the UK and France – Comparisons and Contrasts

This paper compares Foyers in the UK and France, considering background, history, policy and outputs.


Read more at: Freedom to succeed: liberating the potential of housing associations

Freedom to succeed: liberating the potential of housing associations

This report for the Housing Futures Network explores both the current context and the future operating environment for housing associations in England. It argues that a transformation in role and function is underway with a number of unresolved tensions, the costs of which will be borne by tenants...


Read more at: Freedom to succeed: liberating the potential of housing associations

Freedom to succeed: liberating the potential of housing associations

In 2011 and 2012, CCHPR worked with the Housing Futures Network to explore future directions for housing associations. We are now able to circulate the summary and final reports from that work.


Read more at: Funding future homes

Funding future homes

The National Housing Federation wanted to produce a vision of the sector beyond 2015. As part of this work, CCHPR produced a substantial background report drawing together the evidence, including an appendix on development and funding models. The NHF produced an Executive Summary, which is also...


Read more at: Getting Rents Right: Dataspring Discussion Paper 2

Getting Rents Right: Dataspring Discussion Paper 2

The main purpose of this study was to assess the use of the Continuous Recording system of lettings and sales (CORE) by RSLs as a tool to use when measuring affordability.


Read more at: Good practice guide to delivering affordable housing through Section 106, Report

Good practice guide to delivering affordable housing through Section 106, Report

Local authorities were actively involved in negotiating S106 Agreements to provide affordable housing. This guide, commissioned by the London Commuter Belt authorities and funded by Inspire East, provided a compendium of good practice in the application of S106 Agreements to affordable housing.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2001

Guide to Local Rents 2001

Project publications from 2001.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2002

Guide to Local Rents 2002

Project publications from 2002.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2003

Guide to Local Rents 2003

Project publications from 2003.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2004

Guide to Local Rents 2004

Project publications from 2004.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2005

Guide to Local Rents 2005

Project publications from 2005.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2006

Guide to Local Rents 2006

Project publications from 2006.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2007

Guide to Local Rents 2007

Project publications from 2007.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2008

Guide to Local Rents 2008

Project publications from 2008.


Read more at: Guide to Local Rents 2009

Guide to Local Rents 2009

Project publications from 2009.


Read more at: Hidden Needs: Hidden Deprivation and Community Need in Suffolk. A Report to the Suffolk Foundation

Hidden Needs: Hidden Deprivation and Community Need in Suffolk. A Report to the Suffolk Foundation

Research by CCHPR commissioned by The Suffolk Foundation describes how even in a superficially affluent county like Suffolk, there are areas and families experiencing deprivation.


Read more at: High density housing - the impact on tenants

High density housing - the impact on tenants


Read more at: Homes for the Future: A New Analysis Technical Report

Homes for the Future: A New Analysis Technical Report

This technical report provides details of the method of estimating housing need and demand for the latest update of Shelter’s Homes for the Future series.


Read more at: Household Projections in England: their history and uses

Household Projections in England: their history and uses

Alan Holmans has produced a new report on the Household Projections in England: Their History and Uses. Household projections are an important tool for estimating future housing demand and need and the land supply required if all households are to be adequately housed.


Read more at: Housing association rents, private rents and rental rates of return, 1998/99–2006/07

Housing association rents, private rents and rental rates of return, 1998/99–2006/07

This is a series of three reports which examine changes in housing association rents and rental rates of return between 1998/99 and 2006/07; private rents and rental rates of return between 1996/97 and 2006/07; and the comparison of rental rates of return between the two sectors from 1998/99 to...


Read more at: Housing Association Service Charges and their Relationship to Rents: Dataspring Report 11

Housing Association Service Charges and their Relationship to Rents: Dataspring Report 11

This report is aimed at understanding the relationship between rents and service charges and is important for all stakeholders in the HA sector.


Read more at: Housing Association Service Charges for General Needs Housing, 2003/04–2007/08

Housing Association Service Charges for General Needs Housing, 2003/04–2007/08

This report looks at how service charges applied to general needs stock by housing associations (HA) vary between different property types and sizes, and between types of HA, by region and looking particularly at London.


Read more at: Housing Associations and the Movement to Target Rents 2008 to 2009

Housing Associations and the Movement to Target Rents 2008 to 2009

Each year the TSA published data in the form of a Rents Factfile, a paper that compares actual net rents to target rents as at 31 March of two consecutive years. The Factfile was produced on behalf of the TSA by Dataspring. This most recent paper examines the extent to which actual rents moved...


Read more at: Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2003 to 2004: Sector Study 37

Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2003 to 2004: Sector Study 37

This report was TSA's annual report on housing association rents and rent changes. It examines the extent to which actual HA rents have moved towards target rents over the period 31 March 03 and 31 March 04.


Read more at: Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2004 to 2005

Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2004 to 2005

This Sector Study compares actual (net)rents to target rents as at 31 March 2004 and 31 March 2005 and examines the extent to which actual rents have moved towards target rents. It also describes the annual change in gross rents for the period 1 April 2004 to 31 March 2005.


Read more at: Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2005 to 2006

Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2005 to 2006

This report compares actual (net) rents to target rents as at 31 March 2005 and 31 March 2006 and examines the extent to which actual rents have moved towards target rents. It also describes the annual change in gross rents.


Read more at: Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2006 to 2007

Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2006 to 2007

Each year TSA published data in the form of a Rent factfile, a paper that compared actual net rents to target rents as at 31 March of two consecutive years. The Rent factfile was produced on behalf of TSA by Dataspring. This paper compares 31 March 2006 and 31 March 2007 and examines the extent to...


Read more at: Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2007 to 2008

Housing Associations and the movement to target rents, 2007 to 2008

Each year TSA published data in the form of a Rent factfile, a paper that compares actual net rents to target rents as at 31 March of two consecutive years. The Rent factfile was produced on behalf of TSA by Dataspring. This paper compares 31 March 2007 and 31 March 2008 and examines the extent to...


Read more at: Housing associations and welfare reform: facing up to the realities

Housing associations and welfare reform: facing up to the realities

The National Housing Federation commissioned Ipsos MORI and Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research to assess how welfare reform impacts across the housing association sector in England. This report is the second of a series.