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CCHPR's publications during 2019

Read more at: Assessing the evidence on Rent Control from an international perspective

Assessing the evidence on Rent Control from an international perspective

Peter Williams, Departmental Fellow, has co-authored a report summarising the findings of a short review of approaches to rent control for the Residential Landlords Association.


Read more at: BIM in the UK house building industry

BIM in the UK house building industry

Dr Gemma Burgess gave a presentation to the BIM4Housing group on the opportunities for and barriers to adoption of BIM in the UK house building industry.


Read more at: BIM4Housing Presentation: BIM in the UK house building industry

BIM4Housing Presentation: BIM in the UK house building industry

Dr Gemma Burgess gave a presentation to the BIM4Housing group on 8 May 2019 on the uptake of BIM in the UK housing industry.


Read more at: Co-living for vulnerable older people: Literature review

Co-living for vulnerable older people: Literature review

The initial phase for this project for The Nationwide Foundation and the Nationwide Building Society was a desk-based review of existing evidence about the benefits and risks of older peoples’ co-living. The review considers the relevant institutional, legal and financial frameworks that impact...


Read more at: Co-living for vulnerable older people: Stakeholder views

Co-living for vulnerable older people: Stakeholder views

The second phase of CCHPR's project for The Nationwide Foundation and the Nationwide Building Society comprised a series of interviews with stakeholders in order to better understand co-living models of housing for older people.


Read more at: Creating positive economic communities (draft report)

Creating positive economic communities (draft report)

A draft version of our report for Local Trust is available .


Read more at: CSaP Impact Hunting

CSaP Impact Hunting

The aim of the research was to identify examples of impact resulting from the meetings between academics and Policy Fellows, providing a narrative about the ability of the University of Cambridge's Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) to generate impact.


Read more at: Decision maker interactions with Citizens UK

Decision maker interactions with Citizens UK

This report, published in late 2019, aimed to better understand how Citizens UK engages with decision makers.


Read more at: Digital Built Britain Housing Network: Final Report

Digital Built Britain Housing Network: Final Report

This final report summarises the findings of the Digital Built Britain Housing Network.


Read more at: Digital technologies: presentation at 2019 Homes UK

Digital technologies: presentation at 2019 Homes UK

Gemma Burgess gave a well-received presentation to those attending the 'Digital innovation in construction and asset management' session at the HOMES UK event in London.


Read more at: Exploring CSaP's impact

Exploring CSaP's impact

Our report for the University of Cambridge's Centre for Science and Policy explores the impact and acheivements of the Policy Fellowship programme. Exploring CSAP's Impact.pdf Exploring CSAP's Impact.pdf


Read more at: How does the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people affect its outcomes?

How does the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people affect its outcomes?

Our report looks at the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people. Report: Provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology.pdf Report: Provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology.pdf


Read more at: Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?

Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?

Our booklet, 'Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?', provides information about co-living and the different forms it can take. It sets out the benefits that co-living brings, and sets out the risks associated with co-living. The booklet includes useful signposting...


Read more at: Is co-living a housing solution for vulnerable older people?

Is co-living a housing solution for vulnerable older people?

Our final report for the Nationwide Foundation and the Nationwide Building Society was published in 2019. A summary report is also available.


Read more at: ITV News Anglia report on New Horizons

ITV News Anglia report on New Horizons

ITV News Anglia reporter Elodie Harper reported on the impact of the New Horizons project at the end of May 2019.


Read more at: Land Economy Seminar Series Presentation

Land Economy Seminar Series Presentation

As part of the Department of Land Economy's Michaelmas seminar series, Dr Alves gave a presentation of her research to date, focusing on her international comparative analysis of housing and planning use.


Read more at: Living on the edge

Living on the edge

The University of Cambridge has profiled CCHPR's evaluation of the New Horizons programme in its spotlight on research in the East of England.


Read more at: New Horizons Evaluation: Findings from the first two years

New Horizons Evaluation: Findings from the first two years

Kathryn Muir's presentation to New Horizons gave a comprehensive insight into the findings of the first two years of the project.


Read more at: Planning for Affordable Housing: A comparative analysis of Portugal, England and Denmark

Planning for Affordable Housing: A comparative analysis of Portugal, England and Denmark

Dr Sónia Alves has produced the final report for her PLANAFFHO project.


Read more at: Planning for Affordable Housing: Roundtable

Planning for Affordable Housing: Roundtable

Dr Alves presented some of the findings of her research to an invited audience at St Catharine's College, Cambridge on 2 December 2019.


Read more at: Reinventing Renting

Reinventing Renting

Our report, Reinventing Renting: The application of digital technology in housing for 'generation rent', was presented as part of the CDBB's September2019 showcase event .


Read more at: Tackling digital, financial and employment exclusion

Tackling digital, financial and employment exclusion

This report for the Evaluation of the New Horizons programme provides evidence about the impact of personalised coaching for people facing financial, digital and workplace exclusion.


Read more at: The challenges of gentrification

The challenges of gentrification

In March 2019, Sónia Alves took part in a debate on the challenges of governance, tourism and population in the historical centre of Porto.


Read more at: The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK

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.


Read more at: Understanding the relationship between land use planning and housing

Understanding the relationship between land use planning and housing

Dr Sónia Alves gave a presentation at 'Affordable housing: the 20th century legacy,' an international congress held at the Faculty of Architecture of Porto University (FAUP) in May 2019.


Read more at: Virtuous or vicious circles?

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.


Read more at: Working together to respond to poverty in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Working together to respond to poverty in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The New Horizons Conference was held on 21 November, 2019 at the Storey Centre, Eddington, Cambridge.


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