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Co-living for vulnerable older people - the views of stakeholders

Apr 09, 2019

 
The challenges of gentrification

Apr 08, 2019

 
MHCLG commission CCHPR to look into leasehold charges

Feb 21, 2019

 
Dr Katayoun Karampour joins CCHPR as Research Associate

Jan 22, 2019

 
CCHPR publishes final report for the Digital Built Britain Housing Network

Jan 22, 2019

 
Transforming Construction Alliance: Core Innovation Hub

Dec 28, 2018
CCHPR's Acting Director, Dr Gemma Burgess, will lead the impact assessment workstream for the Construction Innovation Hub's research stream.

Overlooked and marginalised - what can be done to help non-resident fathers?

Dec 20, 2018
Kathryn Muir's roundtable event brought together academics, practitioners and policy makers, and asked them about how best to tackle the issues facing non-resident fathers.

Prix Andre Jordan - Honourable mention for Sónia Alves's paper

Dec 11, 2018
Dr Sónia Alves's paper, “Poles Apart? A Comparative Study of Housing Policies and Outcomes in Portugal and Denmark” received an honourable mention from the 2018 Prix Andre Jordan judges.

Three new PhD students begin their studies under CCHPR

Dec 05, 2018
Chilombo Musa, Chris Blundell and Fareza Mustafa are now PhD students at the Department of Land Economy, supervised by Dr Gemma Burgess.

Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive innovation and boost construction

Dec 03, 2018
The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance with the MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) and BRE (Building Research Establishment) to transform the way that infrastructure in the UK is designed, built, and used.

Fourth Digital Built Britain Housing Network position paper published

Nov 29, 2018
This position paper, written by Acting Director Gemma Burgess and ECR Valentine Quinio, looks at digital innovation in the planning process, and outlines the scope for future research and digitisation of planning in order to improve housing delivery in the UK.

Ox-MK-Cam Growth Corridor: Can we plan for sustainable growth and make places that work for people?

Nov 29, 2018
Gemma Burgess spoke about housing challenges at a recent Edge Debate event looking at the opportunities and challenges faced by the Oxford-Milton Keynes- Cambridge Growth Corridor

New research projects announced

Nov 19, 2018
CCHPR have been awarded funding for two new research projects, each looking at a different aspect of co-living.

Involvement of Western Orientalists in Iranian cultural heritage affairs (1925-1979)

Nov 08, 2018
Drs Sara Mahdizadeh and Reyhaneh Shojaei's article for the Journal of Architectural Conservation examines unpublished primary sources in an attempt to shed new light on the role of Western Orientalists in 20th century Iran.

Residential Landlords Association publish CCHPR report on the impact of taxation reform on the PRS

Nov 01, 2018
CCHPR developed an economic model of private rented sector landlords' finances and property investors to gauge the impact of recent taxation reforms.

Latest CCHPR newsletter now available

Oct 15, 2018
Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research have published their Autumn 2018 newsletter this week.

CCHPR Report selected by Thinkhouse as one of the key reports of 2018

Oct 11, 2018
The Thinkhouse web library is a carefully curated collection of innovative research pieces, policy publication and case studies that propose ways to solve the UK's current housing crisis. CCHPR's report 'Using incentives to improve the private rented sector for people in poverty - three costed solutions' has been selected as one of the key reports of 2018.

Second position paper for Digital Built Britain Housing Network published

Oct 02, 2018
The second position paper for the Digital Built Britain Housing Network, written by Gemma Burgess, Michael Jones and Kathryn Muir, can now be downloaded from our website.

Income-linked rents - report for CHS Group now published

Sep 27, 2018
CCHPR's research for CHS Group and Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at how to set genuinely affordable income-linked rents.

CCHPR welcome a new Visiting Scholar

Sep 24, 2018
Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research are delighted to welcome Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei, who joins us as a Visiting Scholar.