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Read more at: Living Room - CCHPR researchers contribute to the Cambridge Alumni Magazine

Living Room - CCHPR researchers contribute to the Cambridge Alumni Magazine

21 July 2021

Housing is core to understanding inequality, and land – who owns it, what you do with it and what it costs – is core to understanding growing inequality in cities across the world. Shanty towns next to gated communities in Accra; Georgian mansions close to sleeping bag-lined subways in London; asset-rich pensioners living...


Read more at: New presentation: Migrant housing in the Bronx
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New presentation: Migrant housing in the Bronx

14 July 2021

Sabina Maslova gave a presentation at the 2021 IMISCOE Conference: The role of housing providers and intermediaries in migrant access to (in)formal housing markets in the New York Cityarkets in the New York City.


Read more at: New article on 'Landguardism' published
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New article on 'Landguardism' published

5 July 2021

An article co-authored by Richmond Ehwi has been published in Land Use Policy this month. It explores the public perceptions of landguardism in Ghana, drawing on data from the Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Areas.


Read more at: Our research into leasehold and freehold charges has been published by MHCLG
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Our research into leasehold and freehold charges has been published by MHCLG

17 May 2021

This independent report by Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research examines issues around the levels of leasehold and freehold charges and the extent of variation within these. This includes service charges, sinking funds, charges associated with major works, administration and permission fees, ground rents and...


Read more at: Understanding supply, demand and investment in the market for retirement housing communities in England

Understanding supply, demand and investment in the market for retirement housing communities in England

29 April 2021

Our latest report for Places for People looks at the future of housing options for older people and highlights the constraints faced by the retirement housing market. Discussed at a roundtable of experts in the field, the report calls for increased diversity of housing options for later life and a stronger strategic vision...


Read more at: Gemma Burgess to speak at Bristol Poverty Institute conference

Gemma Burgess to speak at Bristol Poverty Institute conference

22 April 2021

Gemma will be speaking on digital exclusion at The Bristol Poverty Institute's upcoming online conference on Poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals: From the Local to the Global , to be held 27-29 April 2021. This international, interdisciplinary online conference which will feature a range of sessions across three...


Read more at: Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

Industry unites behind Vision for the Built Environment

22 April 2021

With contributions from over 75 industry leaders and endorsed by more than 35 cross industry bodies spanning the UK built environment sector, the Vision for the Built Environment describes the future we want: a built environment whose explicit purpose is to enable people and nature to flourish together for generations. For...


Read more at: Webinar: Supply chain economics and business models for Offsite Manufacturing
Webinar: Supply chain economics and business models for Offsite Manufacturing

Webinar: Supply chain economics and business models for Offsite Manufacturing

24 March 2021

Cambridge Service Alliance and CCHPR are hosting the event on Tuesday 27 April 2021, 1300-1630.


Read more at: New paper pubished in Housing Studies
New paper pubished in Housing Studies

New paper pubished in Housing Studies

24 March 2021

Dr Richmond Ehwi's latest paper, Walls within walls: examining the variegated purposes for walling in Ghanaian gated communities , has been published in Housing Studies this month.


Read more at: One year on: insights into digital exclusion
One year on: insights into digital exclusion

One year on: insights into digital exclusion

23 March 2021

Politico's Digital Bridge newsletter looks at some of the digital mistruths circulating after a year of lockdown, and focuses in on an unfortunate truth - the digital divide is widening.


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