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 Friday 17 April 2015
How football gives hope to the homeless
Posted on Friday 10 April 2015
The principle is sound, but what happens in practice?
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 April 2015
Johnsen, S., and Jones, A. (2015) The Reconnection of Rough Sleepers within the UK: An evaluation, Crisis, London. Reconnection of Rough Sleepers within the UK (PDF , 793kb) and blog post about the research by the Head of Research at Crisis
CHP is part of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work
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