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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research


The research uses both primary and secondary data to understand how demographic, spatial and economic changes will impact on affordable housing demand now and in the future (over the next 5 / 10 / 20 years).

Demand for affordable housing varies according to demographic, economic and spatial factors. This research explores some of these variations and considers how changes to the demographic structure of households, economic factors such as incomes and housing costs, and spatial differences will affect demand in the future and how the sector could best adapt to meet the demands of future residents of affordable housing. A suite of eight papers was produced to explore topics of particular interest to the affordable sector of the future, along with an executive summary.


Anna Clarke

Sarah Monk

Christine Whitehead

Alex Fenton

Sanna Markkanen

Publication Date

15th May 2008