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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research

 

At any one time, CCHPR will be working on a number of different research projects. Our current research programme is listed here.

Read more at: Using modular housing to address acute housing needs

Using modular housing to address acute housing needs

CCHPR have been asked to provide the Centre for Homelessness Impact with an overview of current modular and container housing provision in England and to assess whether this could be an effective way to address housing needs and, in particular, homelessness. Modular homes are increasingly...


Read more at: Tackling digital exclusion: identifying policy and practitioner responses to support digitally excluded households

Tackling digital exclusion: identifying policy and practitioner responses to support digitally excluded households

CCHPR are partnering with CHS Group and others to conduct impact work with a specific focus on tackling digital exclusion. Reports and other research outputs connected to this project can be found on the left hand menu. For more information and outputs relating to the Digital Divide and part of the...


Read more at: Modular homes for the homeless

Modular homes for the homeless

We are exploring the role that modular homes can play in housing the homeless, focusing on an innovative Cambridge-based scheme. The reports and other outputs published as part of this research project can be found on the left hand menu.


Read more at: The housing market and the wider economy

The housing market and the wider economy

Our collaborative research programme for Places for People will take an in depth look at the housing market and the complexity of its relationship with society and the wider economy. The reports published for this project can be accessed through the menu on the left.


Read more at: Understanding the socio-economic inhibitors to the take up of digital innovation in construction

Understanding the socio-economic inhibitors to the take up of digital innovation in construction

Transforming construction is a social, cultural, economic and political challenge, and not just a technical problem, and our project will focus on the key social and cultural factors inhibiting digital uptake in the construction sector and which are holding back transformation across the...


Read more at: Construction Innovation Hub

Construction Innovation Hub

Dr Gemma Burgess, Director of CCHPR, is a Co-Investigator on the £72m Construction Innovation Hub, a partnership between the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), the Building Research Establishment (BRE), and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).


Read more at: Building Better Opportunities - New Horizons

Building Better Opportunities - New Horizons

CCHPR has been commissioned to evaluate the New Horizons programme. New Horizons combines elements of financial inclusion, digital inclusion and employability delivered by employees hosted delivered from hubs in Peterborough, Wisbech, Kings Lynn and Cambridge with rural outreach. This project is...


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