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 Roy Sainsbury, Acting 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 Friday 24 March 2017
The Women's Homelessness in Europe Network (WHEN), co-directed by Joanne Bretherton at the Centre for Housing Policy in collaboration with Trinity College, Dublin, has just produced a major new analysis, Women's Homelessness in Europe.
Posted on Friday 3 February 2017
The department's continued work with the FEANTSA has led to an international profile in the field of homelessness.
Posted on Thursday 12 January 2017
Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses
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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