Great expectations were placed on the Social Housing Green paper (A new deal for social housing). Whilst there have been some welcome developments it barely gets to grips with the main focus on regulation and governance. To have a debate, it needs to be structured.
In this blog Fran Calvo, a homelessness practitioner and scholar visiting I-SPHERE from Universitat Ramon Llull in Catalonia, reflects on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by members of the homeless population.
In June, Dr Jenny Wood traveled to Seoul, South Korea to present her PhD research on children’s rights and public space. In this blog she reflects on the experience and discusses the state of play for children.
A new I-SPHERE report reveals how housing associations and local authorities in England are using Fixed Term Tenancies.
Here, Lynne McMordie shares the findings of new research on the nature and design of temporary accommodation (TA) services in Belfast and their efficacy in resolving homelessness for those with more complex needs.
What is the state of play for temporary accommodation in Scotland? In this blog, Dr Beth Watts reflects on new I-SPHERE report and where to go next.
Beth Watts and Suzanne Fitzpatrick discuss their newly released Routledge book on Welfare Conditionality.
How can we fund social infrastructure through land value capture? Prof Mark Stephens talks us through some of the options from his new research.
In this blog , Prof Glen Bramley reflects on the interim report of a new study investigating Housing supply requirements across Great Britain for low-income households and homeless people, and the key policy challenges facing Government and the Housing sector.
There is an increasingly recognised, but under-explored link between domestic abuse and housing. Here, postgraduate researcher Dora Welker reflects on a recent conference and future directions for research.