Pattison, Ben, CHASM, December 2013
It has been suggested that “the growth of the private rented sector is probably the most notable change in the housing market over the last decade”....
Penny, Joe, Shaheen, Faiza & Lyall, Sarah, New Economics Foundation (nef) & Cripplegate Foundation, New Economics Foundation (nef), October 2013
This report is about poverty and inequality in Islington. Through interviews with low and high earners in the borough, as well as statistical...
How has the rise in private renting disproportionately affected some ethnic groups? Ethnic differences in housing tenure 1991-2001-2011
Finney, Nissa & Harries, Bethan, ESRC Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), University of Manchester, October 2013
Housing preferences tend to be the same regardless of ethnic group and reflect the overwhelming preference in England and Wales for home ownership....
Holtom, Duncan & Bottrill, Ian, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, October 2013
This is a summary of findings from a qualitative study of poverty and ethnicity in Wales, focusing on the experiences of 47 people from five ethnic...
Grimshaw, Roger, with Harding, Samantha, Watkins, Madeline & Szydlowska, Sylwia, August 2013
The research tried to find out what women's needs were and how best the St Mungo’s homeless charity could link women to services and...
Gravell, Carwyn, Lemos and Crane, March 2013
For homeless people – both those with faith and those who are not conventionally religious but see themselves as spiritually curious –...
Catney, Gemma, ESRC Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), University of Manchester, February 2013
This briefing looks at residential patterns among different ethnic groups. It finds that neighbourhood residential integration is increasing and that...
Jivraj, Stephen, ESRC Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), University of Manchester, January 2013
In policy debates, immigration is a proxy not only for being ‘born outside the UK’ but also for other concepts such as ‘not belonging’, ‘with family...
Mulvey, Gareth, Scottish Refugee Council, January 2013
This briefing provides a summary of Scottish Refugee Council’s longitudinal study of refugee integration. The research focused on experiences of...
Vargas-Silva, Carlos, The Migration Observatory, University of Oxford, January 2013
This briefing reviews the statistical and research evidence on migrants’ experiences in and impacts on the UK housing system.
Policy and practice research
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