The Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) is one of Europe's leading centres for interdisciplinary housing and social policy research, with interests 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. 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. Social Policy at York is ranked 4th in the UK and our department is ranked 25th in the World, in the QS World University Rankings.
Professor Nicholas Pleace, Director
Expertise and Projects
Our 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 Thursday 18 February 2021
The Centre for Housing Policy (CHP) is to host a series of webinars focused on improving the measurement of homelessness in Europe.
Posted on Thursday 28 January 2021
Survivors of domestic violence are being given a better route out of abuse through an innovative early intervention scheme, a new study shows.
Posted on Friday 15 January 2021
A groundbreaking report on the Private Rented Sector written by Dr Julie Rugg from the Centre of Housing Policy in collaboration with Cambridge House receives national accolade.
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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