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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research

 

Complete list of projects, with the most recent at the top.

Read more at: The role of hostels in ending homelessness: assessing what works?

The role of hostels in ending homelessness: assessing what works?

As the first stage in developing a robust evidence base about the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of different models of hostel provision, our research aims to provide an analysis and typology of current hostel provision in England. Collecting data from existing hostels will alllow us...


Read more at: Are modular homes a good temporary housing solution for people experiencing homelessness?

Are modular homes a good temporary housing solution for people experiencing homelessness?

Modular homes have only recently become a type of temporary accommodation provided for people experiencing homelessness in the UK and our research aims to provide evidence, from the four front runner schemes in Cambridge, about the impact and outcomes of using modular homes to provide temporary...


Read more at: Digital poverty in the UK

Digital poverty in the UK

Digital exclusion is a key aspect of poverty in the UK and is often siloed by policymakers. Digital activties are an increasingly prominent part of everyday life, and our research looks at the need for integrating digital inclusion policy with other policies targeted at addressing poverty, focusing...


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

Using modular housing to address acute housing needs

CCHPR were 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 acknowledged...


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. Places for People want to continue to develop an innovative understanding of the housing market as a system, its...


Read more at: Leasehold and Freehold Charges

Leasehold and Freehold Charges

This research, funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), examined the issues of the levels of leasehold and freehold charges being charged, and the variation within these, in order to inform the development of the Ministry's leasehold reform policy and future...


Read more at: Creating positive economic communities

Creating positive economic communities

Funded by The Local Trust, Prof Pete Tyler and Dr Gemma Burgess led a team of researchers in reviewing how positive economic change might be sustainably created in communities with a population of 5,000 to 15,000, where there is sufficient local involvement and adequate long term support.