Michael Marshall, who is undertaking a PhD at the University of Sheffield on the topic of welfare reform and social housing, answers our questions on what his research could tell community investment teams.
This reports examines the historical roots of employer housing support. It explores the housing pressures affecting our workforce today.
This report explores the nexus between poverty, work and housing, adding to knowledge of ‘in-work poverty’ in two distinctive ways.
Published by Shelter, January 2019This is the landmark report from housing and homeless charity Shelter’s commission on the future of social housing.In January 2018, Shelter brought together 16 commissioners from across the political spectrum, different backgrounds...
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.
This report assesses the barriers to employment and the impact of rent fluctuations and housing benefit.
Shelter’s analysis shows that in 2017 55% of families living in temporary accommodation were working. This represents over 33,000 families who were holding down a job despite having nowhere stable to live.
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.
Author: Damon GibbonsPublished by Centre for Responsible Credit, June 2018The Supported Rent Flexibility project was devised by the Centre for Responsible Credit, Well Thought Ltd., and Optivo Housing Association and delivered from January 2017 to March 2018. A group...
With the support of the National Housing Federation, RSA Inclusive Growth Commission identified five practical ways to make local economies across the UK more prosperous and inclusive. They explored what roles housing providers currently play and what they can do to support inclusive growth.
This research aims to better understand the constraints felt by L&Q’s women residents with children to make the transition into work, and the support that could make and sustain the transition.
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