Completed projects

These projects are now completed. Resulting publications can be found under the appropriate theme on the publications page.

Publications and presentations

ProjectFunder(s)Outputs
Making a sustainable community: life in Derwenthorpe, York Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Neighbourhoods

Social rented housing

Evaluated success of pilot, which aimed to help women with offending history resettle into the community  Threshold Homelessness
Developing best practice in social care and support for adults with sight loss and dementia within different housing settings NIHR School for Social Care Research

Housing, health and support

Crisis’ Private Rented Sector Access Development Programme Crisis

Private rented housing

Buy-to-Let Mortgage Arrears: Understanding the factors that influence landlords' mortgage debt. Lloyds Banking Group

 

Homeownership

Housing finance and welfare benefits

Private rented housing

 

Financial resiliance and security: Examining the impact of falling housing markets on low income homeowners in Northern Ireland.  Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, Northern Ireland

Homeownership

Housing finance and welfare benefits

An evaulation of the Broadway Skills Exchange Time Bank Broadway

Homelessness

Fuel poverty and disabled people: the impact of policy change eaga CT

Housing, health and support

Promoting supportive relationships in Housing with care‌ Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Housing in later life

Measuring the impact of Supporting People Welsh Government

Housing, health and support

Minimum acceptable place standards Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Housing, health and support

Self build housing: Understanding the changing landscape of the UK self build market Lloyds Banking Group

Homeownership

 

Evaluation tool for the private rented sector Crisis Private rented sector
Good practices in evaluating homelessness strategies and services Habitact

Homelessness , International

The use of medical evidence in homelessness decision making ESRC

Housing, health and support, Homelessness

Poverty and ethnicity in Northern Ireland Joseph Rowntree Foundation  Housing finance and welfare benefits , Homeownership , Neighbourhoods
Evidence review on housing and poverty Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing finance and welfare benefits , Social rented housing ,  Neighbourhoods
Breaking up communities? The social impact of demolition in the 20th century AHRC Neighbourhoods
Housing led responses and the homelessness strategy in Ireland Simon Communities Homelessness
Social Housing Allocation and Homelessness: EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness European Union Homelessness
Evaluation of the Shelter Prisoners Advocacy Release Team Shelter Housing, crime and offenders
The development of an older persons housing approach North Star Consulting and Research Housing in later life
Postcode discrimination in employment Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
The case for Housing First French Government Homelessness, International housing
Demographic change and housing wealth (DEMHOW) European Union International housing, Homeownership
Multiple exclusion homelessness: A quantitative survey ESRC Homelessness
New growth for Emmaus Emmaus Homelessness
Evaluation of No Second Night Out Broadway Homelessness
Evictions in London homelessness Services Homeless Link Homelessness
Death and community in rural settlements ESRC Rural Housing & Mobile Homes, Cemetery Research Group
Literature Review on neighbourhoods and health Glasgow Centre for Population Health Neighbourhoods
Violence against women and girls refuge provision Greater London Authority Housing, crime and offenders
Shared room rate of housing benefit Crisis Housing finance and welfare benefits
Investigation of child poverty and wellbeing on Peabody estates across London Peabody Housing and young people
Evaluation of the Handypersons services Communities and Local Government Housing in later life
Assisted Voluntary Sales NHAS/Shelter Homeownership
Evaluation of supported housing pilot for teenagers Department for Children, Schools and Families Housing and young people
Allocations: Reasonable preference categories used in Scottish social housing Scottish Government Social rented housing
Evaluating support for home owners Department for Work and Pensions Homeownership
Evaluation of learning resources for end of life care in extra care settings NHS London Housing in later life
Measuring the effectiveness of housing related support for people with mental health problems National Housing Federation Housing, health and support
Think piece on ending youth homelessness Centrepoint Homelessness
Burial provision survey GLA Cemetery Research Group
Housing benefit sanctions for anti-social behaviour Department for Work and Pensions Housing finance and welfare benefits
Longitudinal study to evaluate the homeless hostel decommissioning programme Glasgow City Council Homelessness
Qualitative research of voluntary possession households Communities and Local Government Homeownership
Lifetime neigbourhoods: report on effective practice and Communities and Local Government Neighbourhoods
Review of single homelessness Crisis Homelessness
Landlords with tenants on local housing allowance Department for Work and Pensions Private rented housing, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Homeless people with complex needs ESRC Homelessness
Housing exclusion: welfare policies, housing provision and labour markets European Union International housing
Public attitudes to housing Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership, Private rented housing, Social rented housing
Low income working households in the Private Rented Sector Department for Work and Pensions Private rented housing
Evaluation of the Mortgage Rescue Scheme Communities and Local Government Homeownership
Young people and housing think piece Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing and young people
Sanctuary schemes Communities and Local Government Housing, crime and offenders
Marking ten years of devolution Joseph Rowntree Foundation Private rented housingSocial rented housingHomeownershipHousing finance and welfare benefits
Estimating housing needs Heriot Watt (subcontract of CLG project) Private rented housingSocial rented housingHomeownershipHousing finance and welfare benefits
Evaluation of the Shelter London Prisons Project Shelter Housing in later life
Qualitative research with older people living in the private rented sector Age Concern Housing in later life
Telling the story - a new retirement village Phase 1 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
Telling the story - a new retirement village Phase 2 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
Delivering better housing and employment outcomes for offenders on probation Department for Work and Pensions Housing, crime and offenders
The impact and management of mortgage arrears Shelter Homeownership
The need for market and affordable housing National Housing and Planning Advice Unit Homeownership, Private rented housing
Accommodation and housing related support for households at risk of domestic violence Communities and Local Government Housing, crime and offenders
Child poverty in the Northeast ONE Northeast Housing and young people
The difference that faith makes: Faith based organisations and the provisions of services for homeless people AHRC Homelessness
Economic and social consequences of worsening affordability National Housing and Planning Advice Unit Homeownership
Housing needs and supply for an ageing society Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Housing in later life
Evaluation of the experiences of those presenting as homeless in Glasgow after the conclusion of the hostel decommissioning programme Glasgow City Council Homelessness
A Review of private rented sector housing Communities and Local Government Private rented housing
Evaluation of the Supporting People pathfinder project Communities and Local Government Private rented housing
Rural housing enablers Housing and Regeneration Directorate, Scottish Government Rural housing and mobile homes
Social contexts and responses to risk ESRC Housing, health and support, Housing finance and welfare benefits
ESRC Post doc fellowship 'Lives on the edge' Understanding transitions through homelessness ESRC Homelessness
Choice and constraint in non-permanent housing: attitudes toward mobile homes and residential boats ESRC Rural housing and mobile homes
Developing guidance on homelessness prevention and housing need for ex-offenders National Centre for Social Research Homelessness
Assessing the extent and nature of rough sleeping pan Ayrshire Glasgow Simon Community Homelessness
Evaluation of the national mortgage to rent scheme Communities Scotland Homeownership
Homelessness and substance misuse: evidence-based approaches to the provision of effective services Scottish Executive Homelessness
Social housing allocations policy & practice Communities and Local Government Social rented housing
Achieving mobility in the intermediate housing market Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
Update on the critical review on neighbourhood characteristics and their impact on health Glasgow Centre for Population Health Neighbourhoods, Housing, health and support
Call-off contract Scottish Executive  
Systematic review of second homes in rural areas: The drivers,impacts and effectiveness of policy interventions to remedy any imbalances. ESRC (Evidence based Policy and Practice Network) HomeownershipRural housing and mobile homes
UK Housing Review 2006/7 Mixed UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
The role of Housing Associations in homelessness strategies Housing Corporation/Department for Communities and Local Government Homelessness
Synthesis of available data on the social rented sector in Europe and Australia - to support John Hills' Review of Social Housing DCLG (HRN) Social rented housing
Private rented sector: solving or causing homelessness Shelter Private rented housing, Homelessness
Youth homelessness in the UK Centrepoint/Joseph Rowntree Foundation/Centrepoint Homelessness
The impact of demographic change on housing: new horizons Communities and Local Government Neighbourhoods
The effectiveness of interventions in preventing homelessness among ex-service personnel in London The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation Homelessness
Taking forward the Housing and Neighbourhood Monitor in Northern Ireland and Scotland Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
Links between greenspaces and health: a literature review Greenspace Scotland Neighbourhoods
Developing the sustainable home ownership partnership (SHOP) Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
The influence of neighbourhood on health Glasgow Centre for Population Health Neighbourhoods
Housing decisions of recent entrants to Hanover Housing Association Hanover Housing Association Housing in later life
Developmental project - an economics approach to housing subsidies and income distribution DCLG (HRN) Housing finance and welfare benefits
Review of sheltered housing in Scotland Scottish Executive Housing in later life
International comparisons work on homelessness policies to support CSR work DCLG (HRN) Homelessness, International housing
Life in affordable high density housing: The perspectives of residents Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
UK Housing Review 2007/8 Various UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Analysis of the British Household Panel Survey - long term private rented sector tenants DCLG (HRN) Private rented housing
Origins of security & insecurity: The interplay of housing systems with jobs, household structures, finance and social security European Commission Housing finance and welfare benefits, International housing
Poverty: risk of child maltreatment The Frank Buttle Trust Housing and young people
Residential mobile homes in scotland Scottish Executive Rural housing and mobile homes
The role of lenders' policies in sustaining home ownership Council of Mortgage Lenders Homeownership
A Comparative evaluation of models of housing with care for later life Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
The causes, impacts and costs of homelessness for families, children and 16-17 year olds in England ODPM Homelessness, Housing and young people
Evaluation of the standard Local Housing Allowance - Pathfinders Department for Work and Pensions Housing finance and welfare benefits
The impact of enforcement interventions of street homeless people in England Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homelessness
Good neighbour agreements and the promotion of positive behaviour in communities ODPM/The Home Office Neighbourhoods
Good Practice Case Studies English Heritage Cemetery Research Group
Housing Research Network Projects 1 and 2 ODPM Private rented housingSocial rented housingHomeownership
Exploratory workshop European Science Foundation  
Testing consumer views on paying for long-term care Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
Sharing and matching local and national data on adults of working age facing multiple barriers to employment Department for Work and Pensions Homelessness
Providing homelessness support in rural areas Communities Scotland Homelessness, Rural housing and mobile homes
Evaluation of the Shelter Inclusion Project Shelter Homelessness
A Review of homelessness and financial exclusion Friends Provident Charitable Foundation Homelessness
Attitudes to making adjustments to common parts Department for Work & Pensions Private rented housing
A comparative study of housing and care models for later life Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
Characteristics of the modern private rented sector Joseph Rowntree Foundation Private rented housing
Evaluating Safe Moves Foyer Foundation Homelessness
ESRC Evidence Node Systematic Reviews ESRC (Evidence based Policy and Practice Network) Private rented housingSocial rented housingHomeownership
Living at home - a systematic review of design and technology interventions that aim to maintain people with dementia in their own homes ESRC (Evidence based Policy and Practice Network) Housing, health and supportHousing in later life
Final evaluation of the rough sleepers initiative Scottish Executive Homelessness
Systematic review of the literature on safety nets for mortgagors ESRC (Evidence based Policy and Practice Network) Homeownership, Housing finance and welfare benefits
UK Housing Review 2005/6 various UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
CareZone - Interactive on-line services The Who Cares? Trust Housing, health and support
Independent commission on risk, vulnerability (Home Ownership Inquiry) Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
Impact of second and holiday homes in rural Scotland Communities Scotland HomeownershipRural housing and mobile homes
Burial policy and the management of death in England, 1939-79 ESRC Cemetery Research Group
Community action programme to combat social exclusion European Union Neighbourhoods
Audit of provision for families with children affected by homelessness in Scotland NHS Health Scotland Homelessness
An urban parish council in Blakelaw Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
Older people in rural areas The Countryside Agency Housing in later lifeRural housing and mobile homes
feasibility study on the causes, impact and costs of homelessness for families and children in England ODPM Homelessness
Private landlords and the Buy to Let Scheme Joseph Rowntree Foundation Private rented housing, Homeownership
UK Housing Review 2003/4: Website Based Review Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
  London Corporation Housing finance and welfare benefits
Evaluation of The Standard Local Housing Allowance - Pathfinders Department for Work and Pensions Private rented housing
Housing for people with dementia - a scoping review York NHS Trust Housing in later life
Sub-prime lending and sustainable owner-occupation: a scoping study Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
Youth homelessness Index Centrepoint Homelessness, Housing and young people
Children, parents: management of illness in the information age ESRC Housing and young people
Lead tenancy schemes in Scotland Scottish Executive Private rented housing, Homeownership
An evaluation of the main forms of preventative action taken by voluntary agencies to reduce the probability of Homelessness The National Assembly for Wales Homelessness
Research on housing and neighbourhood issues Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
UK Housing Review 2002/03 Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Daytime homelessness Crisis Homelessness
The effectiveness of home improvement agencies to visually impaired people Thomas Pocklington Trust Housing, health and support
Insurance options beyond Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance ODPM Homeownership
Financial literacy: financial services, education and poverty Institute for Financial Services/EU Housing finance and welfare benefits
Effectiveness Review: Delivering the Health Needs of Homeless People Health Education Board for Scotland Homelessness
Low income home owners in Wales Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
Private landlords and the role of the Buy to Let Scheme Joseph Rowntree Foundation Private rented housing
Guidance on rent guarantee/deposit schemes Scottish Executive Private rented housing, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Housing and disabled children: developing a good practice website Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing and young people, Housing, health and support
An urban parish council in Blakelaw Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
Living with undiagnosed illness ESRC Housing, health and support
Evaluation of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme DETR (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) Private rented housing, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Accommodation review and development in mental health NHS Worcestershire Housing, health and support
Hartrigg Oaks: an evaluation Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing in later life
Community participation and community care development: evaluation of a demonstration project Joseph Rowntree Foundation Neighbourhoods
HOSE The European Union Homeownership, International housing
Homeless to Home : An evaluation Shelter Homelessness
Mortgage research Financial Services Authority Homeownership
Low income home ownership: An analysis of the JRF Poverty and Social Eclusion Survey Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
Information guide on the range of accommodation and support for people who are at risk DETR Housing, crime and offenders
Homelessness and life skills Scottish Homes Homelessness
Sustainable home ownership : a response to the Green Paper Joseph Rowntree Foundation Homeownership
The future of owner occupation in Scotland Scottish Homes Homeownership
Housing Corporation Innovation and Good Practice grant The Housing Corporation Social rented housing
Wired for independence Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing, health and support
Review of flexible mortgages DETR Homeownership
Housing and support for vulnerable people in Derbyshire Derbyshire Dales District Council Housing, health and support
Rent Arrears of those in fluctuating financial circumstances Derby City Council Private rented housing, Social rented housing
Housing Finance Review Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits
Young people, housing and the transition to adult life ESRC Housing and young people
Evaluation of the Rural Supported Housing Programme Rural Development Commission/Countryside agency Rural housing and mobile homes
Synthesis of disclosure research Financial Services authority Housing finance and welfare benefits
Prospects for better regulation of the private rented sector Chartered Institute for Housing Private rented housing
The nature and impact of student housing markets within the private rented sector Joseph Rowntree Foundation Private rented housing, Housing and young people
Directory of Cemeteries Confederation of Burial Authorities Cemetery Research Group
Data for regional housing statement The Housing Corporation Housing in later life
Individual and household financial planning and attitudes to financial providers Bradford and Bingley Housing finance and welfare benefits
Blurring the boundaries between housing and care Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing, health and support
Evaluation of Shortlife 'Plus' Project Wandsworth Solon Housing Association Housing and young people
Directory of Cemeteries Confederation of Burial Authorities Cemetery Research Group
UK Housing Review 2004/5 various UK Housing Review, Housing finance and welfare benefits