A dressing up box that teaches primary school children about different roles in housing will soon be piloted at three primary schools in the South West. Could this be a solution to the housing sector’s recruitment problems?
Published by Peabody, June 2018Peabody, in partnership with the Social Market Foundation (SMF), have been working on the creation of a regular index to track tenants' economic wellbeing and prospects. This report summarises its first key findings. Despite the fact...
Social prescribing: GLA’s next steps
With support from the National Housing Federation, the Commission visited towns and cities across the North and Midlands, meeting housing associations, stakeholders and local residents. Using the learning from this process, the Commission has made ten recommendations.
Authors: Deborah Quilgars, Alison Dyke, Alison Wallace and Sarah WestPublished by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, February 2019This report presents the results of a six-year evaluation of Derwenthorpe, an urban extension of about 500 homes in York, developed by the...
Recommending a series of actions that the housing sector in Scotland should take in order to improve resident engagement.
James works at Saltworkz, a community café in Haywards Heath, and has been involved with youth work there since 2015.
This report gives five policy and practice recommendations, the combination of which will go some way to avoiding a bleak future if current challenges are not addressed.
The 10 year Pembury Children’s Community programme in Hackney is now three years old. This report summarises its achievements and outlines plans for the future.
This is the evaluation report of Peabody’s Positive Steps Thamesmead (PST) programme that started operating in Thamesmead in April 2015.
This report examines the housing and care needs facing older people in rural areas, and makes recommendations that central and local government and other partners should adopt the HAPPI principles when designing new homes for older people in rural areas.
Using census data and the latest English Housing Survey data, this report summarises the general composition of social housing, who lives in it, their social and economic backgrounds and examines the trend towards greater residualisation over time.
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