"Homelessness is one of the most dramatic manifestations of inequality" (Pleace 2011)

"Planned reforms will bring to an end a century of government subsidies for council housing in England" (Wilcox & Pawson 2012)

International comparative analysis of housing systems and policies is a rich source of insight and ideas

"Over the 2000s worklessness amongst social tenants reduced" (Tunstall 2011)

"Neighbourhoods play a crucial role in promoting independence in later life" (Croucher & Bevan 2011)

"Mortgage arrears are increasingly just one component of multiple debts" (Ford et al. 2011)

Rebecca Tunstall, Centre Director 

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.

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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News from the Centre

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Fuel poverty and disabled people: the impact of policy change

Posted on Monday 9 June 2014

Recent research has highlighted the challenges that disabled people face in paying their fuel bills.


New European network website launched

Posted on Thursday 27 March 2014

Women's Homelessness in Europe Network (WHEN) launches new website www.womenshomelessness.org


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  • 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

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Publications and presentations

Published December 2014

Pleace, N. et al. (2014) Extent and profile of homelessness in European member states European_homelessness (PDF  , 789kb)

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