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 Wednesday 25 March 2015
Debunking the common myths that some social housing residents lack aspirations
Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015
CHP to lead feasibility study of direct commissioning of housing
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
Publications and presentations
Published January 2015
Tunstall, B. (2015) The Coalition’s Record on Housing: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015, Social Policy in a Cold Climate - Summary (PDF , 458kb) Social Policy in a Cold Climate - Full Paper (PDF , 739kb) Social Policy in a Cold Climate - Presentation (PDF , 490kb)
CHP is part of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work
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