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CCHPR's publications during 2017

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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: Assessment of Student Housing Demand and Supply for Cambridge City Council

Assessment of Student Housing Demand and Supply for Cambridge City Council

This report presents the findings of the Cambridge City assessment of student housing demand and supply. Cambridge City Council commissioned the report to help to inform planning policy with regard to the provision of student accommodation and its impact upon housing need. The aim was to provide...


Read more at: Cambridgeshire Time Credits in Wisbech: three short films

Cambridgeshire Time Credits in Wisbech: three short films

As the project looking at the evaluation of public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits scheme in Wisbech drew to a close, three short films were released. Each of the films presents a different angle on the Cambridgeshire Time Credits case study in Wisbech.


Read more at: Challenges for our home ownership safety net

Challenges for our home ownership safety net

Dr Peter Williams, former Director of CCHPR, has contributed to a report on mortgage borrowing.


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: Evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits scheme: Launch Event

Evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits scheme: Launch Event

Dr Gemma Burgess of CCHPR presented the findings of the evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits scheme at a launch at the University Centre, Granta Place in May 2017.


Read more at: Housing in young adulthood

Housing in young adulthood

Prof Mike Oxley's presentation at a policy workshop hosted by the University of Cambridge in London summarised the findings of ESRC-funded research into the housing issues faced by some young adults.


Read more at: Housing Policy and Market Failure

Housing Policy and Market Failure

Mike Oxley, Director of CCHPR, delivered a public lecture on Housing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August 2017.


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: JRF PRS Landlord Incentives: International Policy Review

JRF PRS Landlord Incentives: International Policy Review


Read more at: LSHI Evaluation Report

LSHI Evaluation Report

The Evaluation Report, published in late 2018, was based on interviews with key participants in Citizens UK's four housing campaigns, funded by Trust for London.


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

Mortgage markets and access to owner occupation for younger households

The OECD have published a working paper by Peter Williams and Christine Whitehead, looking at the effects of changes in the regulation of the mortgage market on owner occupation for younger households.


Read more at: Presentation of findings to Housing Studies Association

Presentation of findings to Housing Studies Association

Kathryn Muir presented the findings of CCHPR's research for Commonweal Housing at the 2018 HSA Conference in Sheffield, as part of the Early Career Research stream.


Read more at: Private housing sector: The UK and ideas from other countries

Private housing sector: The UK and ideas from other countries

The private rented housing sector: The UK and ideas from other countries - a seminar presentation to the Social Market Foundation by Michael Oxley, March 2017


Read more at: Rebuilding the Rented Sector in the UK

Rebuilding the Rented Sector in the UK

CCHPR Research Fellow Peter Williams gave a presentation on the role of buy to let, build to rent and housing associations in the recovery of the private rented sector in the UK housing market to the City Futures Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and the NSW Federation of Housing...


Read more at: Thames Valley Housing Fizzy Update

Thames Valley Housing Fizzy Update

CCHPR Research Fellow Dr Peter Williams presented an update on the Fizzy strategy adopted by Thames Valley Housing to the NSW Federation of Housing Associations in Australia.


Read more at: The Case for Social Housing

The Case for Social Housing

Mike Oxley, Director of CCHPR, delivered a keynote lecture on The Case for Social Housing at UWA Perth's Social Impact Festival on 19 July 2017.


Read more at: The impact of taxation reform on the private rented sector: Final report

The impact of taxation reform on the private rented sector: Final report

CCHPR's report for the Residential Landlords Association was published on 29 October 2018.


Read more at: The Incidence, Value and Delivery of Planning Obligations and Community Infrastructure Levy in England in 2016-17

The Incidence, Value and Delivery of Planning Obligations and Community Infrastructure Levy in England in 2016-17

The published report from the project 'The Incidence, Value and Delivery of Planning Obligations and CIL in England in 2016-17 gave a comprehensive account of the use of developer contributions.


Read more at: The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Literature review

The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Literature review

This ESRC-funded study was part of the ‘What Works in Tackling Poverty’ theme, and focused on the role of housing providers in addressing poverty faced by 16-25 year olds. This paper presents the findings from a review of the literature.


Read more at: The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Overview

The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Overview

This ESRC-funded study was part of the ‘What Works in Tackling Poverty’ theme, and focused on the role of housing providers in addressing poverty faced by 16-25 year olds. This paper gives a brief overview of the key findings.


Read more at: The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Summary and Conclusions

The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Summary and Conclusions

This ESRC-funded study was part of the ‘What Works in Tackling Poverty’ theme, and focused on the role of housing providers in addressing poverty faced by 16-25 year olds. This publication presents a summary of the key findings and conclusions.


Read more at: The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Moving in and out of poverty

The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - Moving in and out of poverty

This ESRC-funded study was part of the ‘What Works in Tackling Poverty’ theme, and focused on the role of housing providers in addressing poverty faced by 16-25 year olds. The paper provides some contextual background to the central case study element of the overall project. It presents the...


Read more at: The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - New evidence from housing providers

The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK - New evidence from housing providers

This ESRC-funded study was part of the ‘What Works in Tackling Poverty’ theme, and focused on the role of housing providers in addressing poverty faced by 16-25 year olds. This paper presents the findings from the exploratory strand of the work which explored emerging or innovative practice in...


Read more at: Time Credits Project: Summary and Conclusions

Time Credits Project: Summary and Conclusions

The conclusions for the project are presented with a summary of findings in this concise report.


Read more at: Time Credits Research Findings: Launch Event

Time Credits Research Findings: Launch Event

Dr Gemma Burgess of CCHPR presented the findings of the evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits scheme at a launch at the University Centre, Granta Place in May 2017.


Read more at: Using incentives to improve the private rented sector for people in poverty

Using incentives to improve the private rented sector for people in poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation commissioned CCHPR to investigate how to improve the English private rented sector as a source of accommodation for people in poverty. The project explored whether taxation could be used to incentivise private landlords to improve the affordability, conditions or...


Read more at: Welsh Letting Agents Fees: Final Reports

Welsh Letting Agents Fees: Final Reports

The final report and a summary report from CCHPR's research into Letting agents' fees to tenants in Wales are now available to download.


Read more at: Wisbech Time Credits – Final Report

Wisbech Time Credits – Final Report

The final report from the Evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits project in Wisbech project is now available.


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