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Read more at: Support in the preparation of a housing strategy for Jersey

Support in the preparation of a housing strategy for Jersey

The States of Jersey commissioned CCHPR to provide support to its embryonic Strategic Housing unit in the preparation of an island wide, cross tenure Housing Strategy. The project comprises a series of papers for discussion with officers and the relevant Ministers between November 2012 and April...


Read more at: Research into the future of the social rented sector

Research into the future of the social rented sector

This project was commissioned by East 7, a group of housing associations in the East of England, to inform their own strategy and policy development and to assist East 7 members in engaging in the policy debate with ministers and other opinion formers.


Read more at: International review of land supply and planning systems

International review of land supply and planning systems

The JRF Housing Market Taskforce had identified land supply as a key reason contributing to housing market volatility and problems of housing affordability in the UK. This desk based research aimed to assess which policy approaches to land supply and land markets would be most likely to work in the...


Read more at: Welfare Reform Impact Assessment

Welfare Reform Impact Assessment

CCHPR provided specialist input to IPSOS MORI as part of an extended piece of work for the National Housing Federation, looking at the impact of current welfare reforms on housing associations and their tenants.


Read more at: Evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy and household Benefit Cap

Evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy and household Benefit Cap

This evaluation sought to understand the impact of the size criteria on claimants, landlords and other stakeholders and to explore how households responded to the reduction in their benefits.


Read more at: Housing Policy, Regulation & Evaluation

Housing Policy, Regulation & Evaluation


Read more at: Review of Affordable Housing Gateway in Jersey

Review of Affordable Housing Gateway in Jersey

The States of Jersey commissioned CCHPR to undertake a full and independent review to ensure that the then new Affordable Housing Gateway, launched in January 2012, was supported appropriately in respect of policy, process and procedures; that it was appropriately resourced (both staff and IT) and...


Read more at: Housing costs, affordability and rent setting

Housing costs, affordability and rent setting

Affinity Sutton commissioned this work from CCHPR to update and build on the definitions of affordability discussed in previous work on market-pegged social rents and local income distributions to determine rent levels that may be deemed affordable according to local incomes and/or earnings, taking...


Read more at: Qualitative study on the impact of welfare reforms on Riverside tenants

Qualitative study on the impact of welfare reforms on Riverside tenants

Riverside Housing undertook a study with the aim of gaining a more detailed understanding of the impact of welfare reforms and wider economic change on Riverside households. Anna Clarke, from CCHPR, was an advisor on the project.