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Identifying housing need in the horseracing industry
In order to inform its investment plans and future housing strategy Racing Homes wanted to ascertain the level of housing need currently experienced within the horse racing industry and, in particular, where they have existing housing stock. The aim of this research was to establish the degree and nature of current unmet need for affordable housing among racing staff and to make recommendations as to how that need may best be met.
Rural housing at a time of economic change
The Commission for Rural Communities funded CCHPR to carry out research into rural housing. The project looked specifically at the issues of changing rent levels and housing quality, the impact of policy change on rural areas, and whether some people are unable to remain in rural areas.
West Midlands rural housing
As part of a suite of research to understand regional housing markets, this study was commissioned with the intention of demonstrating the importance of social rented housing to help to sustain services and community in rural villages.
The extent and impact of rural housing need
Defra commissioned CCHPR and Land Use Consultants to carry out research to understand the nature of 'housing need' in rural areas and the implications of an under-supply of affordable housing for individuals, communities and economies.

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Is innovation the answer to the chronic under-supply of housing in the UK?

May 01, 2018

CCHPR's mini project for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) provides a 'state of the nation' report, commenting on the barriers to the uptake of digital tools in the UK house building industry and opening up the debate on the huge benefits that innovation can bring for both the industry and for home occupants and owners.

CCHPR publish HSA18 presentations

Apr 18, 2018

Two presentations given at the 2018 Housing Studies Association conference in Sheffield have been published by CCHPR.

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