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Drs Sara Mahdizadeh and Reyhaneh Shojaei's article for the Journal of Architectural Conservation examines unpublished primary sources in an attempt to shed new light on the role of Western Orientalists in 20th century Iran.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

Land value capture evidence published by House of Commons

Sep 13, 2018
Research commissioned by MHCLG is cited in report to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, as published by the House of Commons.

Introducing Valentine Quinio

Sep 11, 2018
Valentine Quinio joined the CCHPR team this month.

Digital Built Britain Housing Network

Aug 02, 2018
Funded by the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the Digital Built Britain Housing Network has been commissioned to scope out a research programme designed to meet the needs of UK plc in delivering housing in a digital built Britain.

CCHPR awarded funding to shape the future of research

Jun 21, 2018
We're delighted to announce that the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will fund CCHPR to establish a Digital Built Britain Housing Network.

Will mobilising the added value of planning boost the construction of affordable housing in Portugal?

Jun 08, 2018
Dr Sónia Alves has written a blog for the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS) in Lisbon. Earlier blogs for ICS looked at lessons from the past for future housing policy in Portugal, and talked about the importance of international comparative analysis in providing a clearer understanding of policies impact on economic and social outcomes. In her blog, Dr Alves emphasises the potential value of land-use planning in the provision of affordable housing for low and middle income families.

We're recruiting for a researcher to join our team

Jun 04, 2018
CCHPR are recruiting for a Research Associate/Research Assistant to join the team.

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.