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Rural housing and mobile homes

Publications and presentations


Bevan, M. (2012) ' Meanings of Home for Moveable Habitats', in  Smith, S.J (Ed.) The International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home, pp 240-245, London: Elsevier.


Bevan, M. (2011) 'Living in non-permanent accommodation in England: liminal experiences of home', Housing Studies, 26, 04, pp 541 - 554.


Bevan, M. (2010) 'Retirement lifestyles in a niche housing market: park-home living in England,', Ageing and Society, vol. 30, issue 2010, pp965-985. 

Satsangi, M., Gallent, N. and Bevan, M. (2010) The Rural Housing Question. Communities and Planning in Britain's Countryside, Bristol: The Policy Press.


Bevan, M. (2009) Park Home Living in England: Prospects and Policy Implications, York: Centre for Housing Policy. Report (PDF , 663kb)‌ 

Bevan, M. (2009) 'Planning for an ageing population in rural areas: The place of housing design', Planning Practice and Research, vol. 24, issue 2, pp233-250.

Bevan, M. (2009) Review of Rural Housing Enablers, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Report (PDF , 376kb)‌ 


Bevan, M. (2007) Residential Mobile Homes in Scotland, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Cloke, P., Johnsen, S. and May, J. (2007) 'The periphery of care: emergency services for homeless people in rural areas', Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 23, pp387-401.


Bevan, M. and Croucher, K. (2006) 'Delivering services for older people in rural areas', in P. Lowe and L. Speakman (eds) The Ageing Countryside: The Growing Older Population of Rural England, London: Age Concern.

Bevan, M. and Rugg, J. (2006) Exploring Homelessness Support Services in Rural and Remote Rural Areas: Exploring Models for Providing More Effective Local Support, Edinburgh: Communities Scotland.

Bevan, M., Croucher, K., Riseborough, M. and Fletcher, P. (2006) The Housing and Support Needs of Older People in the Countryside, London: The Countryside Agency.


Bevan, M. and Rhodes, D. (2005) The Impact of Second and Holiday Homes in Rural Scotland, Edinburgh: Communities Scotland.

Wallace A., Bevan M., Croucher K., Jackson K., O'Malley L. and Orton V. (2005) The Impact of Empty, Second and Holiday Homes on the Sustainability of Rural Communities: A Systematic Literature Review, York: Centre for Housing Policy, University of York Empty, second and holiday homes (PDF , 1,162kb)


Bevan, M. and Rhodes, D. (2004) Rural Housing in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, London: Housing Corporation.


Oldman, C. (2002) Support and Housing in the Countryside: Innovation and Choice, London: The Countryside Agency.


Bevan, M., Cameron, S., Coombes, M., Merridew, T. and Raybould, S. (2001) The Role of Social Housing in Rural Areas, Coventry: Chartered Institute of Housing.


Bevan, M. (2000) Social Housing in the Future: A Rural Perspective, London: Institute for Public Policy Research.

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