The Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) is one of Europe's leading centres for interdisciplinary housing and social policy research, with interests centring on housing and social justice, housing and later life and the operation of housing markets.
CHP has a twenty-five year record of academically excellent and policy-relevant research, with measurable impacts on policy and services. We were ranked joint first in the UK for research impact 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 Friday 16 October 2015
Nicholas Pleace is national expert for study on preventing homelessness after eviction
Posted on Tuesday 11 August 2015
The rise of ‘jigsaw jobs’ still leave London residents struggling financially
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
Other associated sites are:
- Rhodes, D. (2015). The fall and rise of the private rented sector in England. Built Environment, 41(2), 258-270. Download article (PDF , 569kb)
- Lives in Work: Social housing tenants experiences of employment and unemployment, G15, London. Report (PDF , 1,076kb). Summary (PDF , 121kb)