The Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) is one of Europe's leading centres for housing and social policy research.
CHP has a twenty-year record of academically excellent and policy-relevant research, with measurable impacts on policy and services. We have been ranked 3rd in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, as part of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.
Professor Rebecca Tunstall, Centre Director
Expertise and Projects
Our 12 researchers have internationally-recognised expertise across the full range of housing issues, and skills ranging from analysis of large scale data sets to interviewing vulnerable people.
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Posted on Tuesday 28 July 2015
Our research for Crisis shows how intervening to help people when they first become homeless makes good economic sense, saving between £3,000 and £18,000 for every person helped
Posted on Tuesday 21 July 2015
Launched by Lord Richard Best in the House of Lords
How we can help
- Understand your service users
- Demonstrate service outcomes and cost effectiveness
- Nurture sustainable policy outcomes
- Implement evidence-based assessments of policy impact
- Design and commission effective evaluative research
CHP is part of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work
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Published July 2015
- Exploring Experiences of Shared Ownership Housing: Reconciling Owning and Renting - Summary (PDF , 495kb) - Report (PDF , 2,063kb)
- At What Cost? An estimation of the financial costs of single homelessness in the UK, Crisis, London - Report (PDF , 282kb)
- Integrating Social Services for Vulnerable Groups: Bridging Sectors for Better Service Delivery, OECD Publishing, Paris. Report (PDF , 5,307kb)