Visit Dr Julie Rugg's profile on the York Research Database to see a full list of publications and browse her research related activities.
Senior Research Fellow
Julie Rugg joined the Centre for Housing Policy in January 1993. She has completed work including qualitative research on welfare and its impact on claimant and landlord behaviour, aspects of the private rented sector and young people's housing biographies
Recent and ongoing projects include two studies for the Scottish Executive on deposit guarantee schemes and lead tenancy schemes; and an evaluation of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for the the Department for Communities and Local Government. She was part of the consortium evaluating the Standard Local Housing Allowance Pathfinders for the Department for Work and Pensions, heading up the stream analysing landlord behaviour under the new benefit regulations. Her most recent project was an independent Review of the Private Rented Sector, published October 2008.
Julie Rugg also undertakes a range of research as part of her role in the Cemetery Research Group.
- private renting
- housing benefit
- the contribution of the voluntary sector to the alleviation of homelessness
- cemeteries research
Rugg, J. (2014) 'The Burial Laws Amendment Act of 1800 and strategies of evasion in rural North Yorkshire' Northern History,Vol.51, No. 1, pp 113-130, http://tinyurl.com/jvrfp6f
Rugg, J. (2014) Crisis’ Private Rented Sector Access Development Programme Final Evaluation Report, University of York and Crisis. Crisis’ PRS Access Development Programme (PDF , 271kb)
Wallace, A. and Rugg, J. (2014) Buy-to-Let Mortgage Arrears: Understanding the factors that influence landlords' mortgage debt. University of York and Lloyds Banking Group. Buy-to-let Mortgage Arrears Report (PDF , 1,291kb)
Rugg, J. (2013) Churchyard and cemetery: Tradition and modernity in rural North Yorkshire, Manchester, Manchester University Press
Tunstall, R., Bevan, M., Bradshaw, J., Croucher, K., Duffy, S., Hunter, C., Jones, A., Rugg, J., Wallace, A., Wilcox, S (2013) The Links Between Housing and Poverty, York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Findings (PDF , 226kb) Housing and Poverty Full Report (PDF , 1,548kb)