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Read more at: Government Policy and the Profile of Housing Provision in England

Government Policy and the Profile of Housing Provision in England

CCHPR were commissioned by Places for People to explore the impact on government policy on the profile of housing provision in England. It will consider the impact of the Housing and Planning Bill and other reforms to welfare, housing and planning policy on the social and affordable housing sector...


Read more at: Feasibility study of the prospect of developing a viable housing model for those entitled only to access the shared accommodation rate

Feasibility study of the prospect of developing a viable housing model for those entitled only to access the shared accommodation rate

Community Housing Cymru and the Welsh Local Government Association have commissioned CCHPR to undertake a study into viable housing models for single people only entitled to the housing benefit shared accommodation rate.


Read more at: Consultancy input into Evaluation of the JRF’s Housing and Poverty Programme

Consultancy input into Evaluation of the JRF’s Housing and Poverty Programme

Anna Clarke worked with Cambridge Policy Consultants as an advisor on their evaluation of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Housing and Poverty Programme.


Read more at: Refining the recent release of the ONS ‘Travel-To-Work Areas’ for housing planning purposes

Refining the recent release of the ONS ‘Travel-To-Work Areas’ for housing planning purposes

This project objective was to refine the ONS Travel-To-Work Areas for Cambridge to make them more appropriate for housing planning purposes.


Read more at: Understanding the likely poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants

Understanding the likely poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants

This short piece of research, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation aimed to better understand likely poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing associations and the associated sale of higher value local authority stock.


Read more at: Downsizing and moving in later life - new build housing or existing stock?

Downsizing and moving in later life - new build housing or existing stock?

This research explored why older households move in later life, the size of property they moved to and why they choose either new build housing or existing stock. It considered what the house building sector can learn from their experience and what opportunities that this presents to the house...


Read more at: Research on the effect of rent stabilisation measures in London

Research on the effect of rent stabilisation measures in London

The London Assembly’s Housing Committee undertook an investigation in autumn 2015 into the likely impact of a range of rent stabilisation measures on London’s housing market.


Read more at: Designing compliance into regulatory codes

Designing compliance into regulatory codes

For this project Dr Paul Sanderson (supported by Daniel Banks and Prof. Simon Deakin) worked alongside BRDO staff in their offices, contributing from previous research knowledge on optimising compliance to (i) the design of regulatory codes, and (ii) communications about regulatory codes, affect...


Read more at: The effects of rent controls on supply and markets

The effects of rent controls on supply and markets

This project, commissioned by Shelter, explored the possible effects of different rent control scenarios on the operation of the Private Rented Sector in England. Six different rent control options were considered, proposing different limits to rents and changes to security of tenure.


Read more at: How do landlords address poverty? A poverty-focused review of the stratetgies of local authorities, landlords and letting agents in England

How do landlords address poverty? A poverty-focused review of the stratetgies of local authorities, landlords and letting agents in England

Rising rents, more low‑income households in private renting, reduced funding for house building and welfare reforms present major challenges for landlords and local authorities in England. This research explores how landlords are responding, what can be learnt from their written strategies and...