The resources page is your central hub for information about community investment. Here you can find research reports, case studies and white papers to aid your work.

Great Places Commission: final report

Great Places Commission: final report

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.

The mental health premium

The mental health premium

Mental health problems are the most common health issue among Citizens Advice clients, impacting 89,410 clients last year. Previous research found people with mental health problems are more likely to struggle with essential services, and support offered by providers is inadequate.

The value of a social tenancy

The value of a social tenancy

In collaboration with Bates Wells Braithwaite, Hyde has calculated the monetary value of their social tenancies. The report also the added benefit to the economy and maintenance as well as cost to taxpayers. It explores the value of social tenancy against relying on family/friends and less stable conditions. 

Health at home

Health at home

Following on from Family Mosaic’s Health Begins at Home project, this report is based on Peabody’s follow-up research project that looked at how to deliver a cost-effective housing support services, improve people’s self-care, and work with other agencies to deliver a coordinated response to the needs of residents with health and support requirements.  

Delivering healthy housing

Delivering healthy housing

This paper contributes to the conversation around health and housing following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. It outlines a series of effective policy actions needed to simplify, clarify and connect existing regulations related to housing and health and safety and how they should be enforced. 

Better Housing, Better Health in London Lambeth

Better Housing, Better Health in London Lambeth

This indicative cost-benefit analysis shows that Lambeth’s Housing Standard (LHS) investment programme will have a major impact on the health and quality of life of council tenants, with wider monetised benefits of £227million for individuals, for the National Health Service, social care services, the Criminal Justice System and the local economy.

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If you have a case study or a research report to add to this library, or an idea for a future white paper, please get in touch with adam@ceci.org.uk

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