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 Monday 26 April 2021
Living in social housing is no longer an accurate indicator of prosperity, with new research indicating a narrowing of the gap between social renters and the private sector in terms of income, job status and social class.
Posted on Thursday 22 April 2021
Dr Joanne Bretherton, from the Centre for Housing Policy, has review on women's homelessness published.
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.
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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