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WBG Briefing: Housing and Gender

Posted on Monday 29 October 2018

Professor Becky Tunstall has written a WBG Briefing on Housing and Gender ahead of the 2018 Autumn Budget.

Four leading housing scholars conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Posted on Friday 19 October 2018

York's Professor Rebecca Tunstall is among the four successful scholars.

Negative perception of social housing is outdated, say researchers

Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018

Social housing has improved over time, and is not as negatively perceived by residents as is so often thought, a major review has revealed.

Review reveals millions of private housing tenants are being failed

Posted on Monday 10 September 2018

Dr Julie Rugg and David Rhodes, from York’s Centre for Housing Policy, have published a review of the private rented sector.

Professor Pleace speaks at the Australian Homelessness Conference

Posted on Wednesday 15 August 2018

CHP director delivered the keynote at the National Homelessness Conference, Melbourne on 6-7 August 2018.

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York launches £1m housing inequalities research programme

Posted on Friday 3 August 2018

The University of York will invest £1m in a collaborative programme of research into housing inequalities and social justice.

York's Dr Alison Wallace has new book published

Posted on Tuesday 15 May 2018

A Research Fellow from the University of York has had her book, Ownership, Narrative, Things, published.

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Getting on the ladder: Researchers recruit for major new study on first-time buyers

Posted on Friday 27 April 2018

Dr Alison Wallace involved in major new study on first-time buyers.

Home truths - study explores the impact of the lack of affordable housing

Posted on Wednesday 25 April 2018

CHP researchers find trapping effect of housing ladder on people with low incomes.

CHP researchers published in The Guardian

Posted on Thursday 15 March 2018

Two researchers from the Centre for Housing Policy have had an article featured in The Guardian

Women’s Homelessness in Europe Network (WHEN) launches new website

Posted on Wednesday 7 March 2018

New platform for collaborative research and resources on women's homelessness.

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Nicholas Pleace publishes new review

Posted on Monday 19 February 2018

The review is supported by the homelessness charity St Mungo's

Success for Centre for Housing Policy researchers

Posted on Friday 21 July 2017

Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton contribute to report calling for a radical new approach to homelessness

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Rebecca Tunstall contributes to poverty audit

Posted on Wednesday 7 June 2017

Emeritus Professor Rebecca Tunstall, has contributed to a review of manifesto commitments to tackle poverty.

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CHP's Housing First Guide Europe is core component of new Housing First Europe Hub

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Nicholas Pleace continues to advance housing policy practice as part of new pan-European initiative to promote the development of Housing First

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New Rugg review will provide much needed insight into private rented sector

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Thorough, independent review to deliver better information about this growing tenure

Women’s Homelessness in Europe

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.

CHP celebrates 10 years working with European Observatory on Homelessness

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.

Poetry on buses

Posted on Thursday 12 January 2017

Travel challenges of older people depicted in poetry on buses

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New study puts cost of temporary accomodation in London at £663m in 2015

Posted on Monday 14 November 2016

Julie Rugg featured on BBC Radio 4 programme - File on 4

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Is there a role for US style homeownership education in the UK?

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

Alison Wallace investigates the US experience on her travel fellowship

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Housing First Guide Europe!

Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2016

Housing First is one of the most significant innovations in homelessness service design in recent decades

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CHP report informs ECNI statement

Posted on Friday 4 March 2016

Housing inequalities in Northern Ireland

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Homeownership Education and Counselling Courses

Posted on Thursday 25 February 2016

Study leave to New York State

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Homelessness in Great Britain: Taking the Long View

Posted on Tuesday 16 February 2016

Costs of homelessness

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London's 'temporary accommodation' market drives up the costs of homelessness

Posted on Monday 15 February 2016

A perfect storm of high rents and benefit restrictions

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New report shows how services are benefitting single homeless people

Posted on Monday 25 January 2016

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Research aims for justice in energy policy

Posted on Friday 22 January 2016

Major new research project to see how policies affect vulnerable groups

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Major European training programme draws on CHP research

Posted on Tuesday 5 January 2016

Improving cooperation between social services workers and housing staff

Do you want to research a social policy topic to PhD level?

Posted on Monday 4 January 2016

ESRC award available with SPSW now

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CHP intern helps local council

Posted on Tuesday 8 December 2015

How local councils can support self-builders

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European Commission Housing Seminar

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

Nicholas Pleace is national expert for study on preventing homelessness after eviction

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Real London Lives

Posted on Tuesday 11 August 2015

The rise of ‘jigsaw jobs’ still leave London residents struggling financially

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2015 UK Housing Review

Posted on Friday 31 July 2015

Key information on housing statistics for England (and its regions), Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

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At what cost?

Posted on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Our research for Crisis shows how intervening to help people when they first become homeless makes good economic sense, saving between £3,000 and £18,000 for every person helped

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Experts gather to discuss the implications of new research on shared ownership

Posted on Tuesday 21 July 2015

Launched by Lord Richard Best in the House of Lords

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New report highlights the costs to foster carers of providing accommodation

Posted on Monday 29 June 2015

Implications for allowances and allocation of social housing

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Deborah Quilgars at the International Summit on the Legal Needs of Street Youth

Posted on Monday 22 June 2015

Speaking on the human needs of street children

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What is the best way to support people with sight loss and dementia?

Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2015

How to enable them to stay in their own homes as long as possible

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See the research behind the news story

Posted on Friday 17 April 2015

How football gives hope to the homeless

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Is reconnection working for Britain's rough sleepers?

Posted on Friday 10 April 2015

The principle is sound, but what happens in practice?

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Study confronts social housing stereotypes

Posted on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Debunking the common myths that some social housing residents lack aspirations

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CHP announcement in the Budget

Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015

CHP to lead feasibility study of direct commissioning of housing

Fuel poverty and disabled people: the impact of policy change

Posted on Monday 9 June 2014

Recent research has highlighted the challenges that disabled people face in paying their fuel bills.

New European network website launched

Posted on Thursday 27 March 2014

Women's Homelessness in Europe Network (WHEN) launches new website www.womenshomelessness.org

Students from The Mount highlight homelessness

Posted on Wednesday 12 February 2014

Students from the Mount school in York have created a film to draw attention to homelessness

CHP conducting research into sight loss and dementia: developing social care practice in different housing settings

Posted on Thursday 11 April 2013

Independent project has been commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research.

CHP Director discusses new housing initiatives on Radio 4 Today programme

Posted on Thursday 21 March 2013

CHP Director discussed Government's new measures to stimulate the housing market on Radio 4 Today programme

White Rose ESRC Doctoral Studentship

Posted on Friday 22 February 2013

New ESRC PhD studentship at the Centre for Housing Policy, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York.

Making it Count

Posted on Wednesday 23 January 2013

CHP devises tool to demonstrate a cost effective solution to homelessness

Independent analysis of homelessness data in the UK

Posted on Tuesday 4 December 2012

An independent study by Heriot Watt and University of York shows contrast in homelessness levels between England and Scotland, but common concerns regarding welfare cuts

Breaking up Communities?

Posted on Monday 3 December 2012

How far was 20th century slum clearance responsible for breaking up communities?

A job in itself: the thankless task for young unemployed people looking for work

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2012

Research from CHP finds young people facing the toughest jobs market in decades.

Feantsa Annual Research Conference, York, 2012

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2012

EU researchers meet to discuss homelessness strategies

Does social housing affect social mobility?

Posted on Monday 18 June 2012

Parliamentary Taskforce finds "there is no evidence that social housing per se, inhibits social mobility"

Inaugural Lecture : Rebecca Tunstall

Posted on Tuesday 1 May 2012

Becky Tunstall director of CHP gives her inaugural lecture at Ron Cooke Hub

JRF Evidence Review on Housing and Poverty

Posted on Thursday 29 March 2012

A new look at the links between housing and poverty

University of York to join the Russell Group

Posted on Friday 16 March 2012

The University of York has been invited to join the Russell Group in recognition of its excellent research, outstanding teaching and learning, and the impact of its work with business and the public sector.

Evaluation of strategy to end rough sleeping in London

Posted on Tuesday 14 February 2012

An Evaluation of 'No Second Night Out' by Broadway, University of York and Crunch Consulting has been published.

How can families in rural communities be helped to help themselves?

Posted on Monday 13 February 2012

Mark Bevan from CHP contributes to discussion in the Yorkshire Post about the affordability of rural housing.

Key information on housing statistics published

Posted on Monday 13 February 2012

The 20th print edition of the UK Housing Review has been published

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