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  • Focus on influencing: December 2018 Subscription

    11/12/2018Policy and practice

    | | 02476 851 789 organisations selected to present evidence to the Special Rapporteur, CIH Cymru Director Matt Dicks joined Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb in advancing evidence relating to: the overall impact of poverty in Wales the

  • Housing Studies Association conference discusses ‘housing as a site of struggle’


    How do we build houses that enable people to ‘feel at home’? Similar issues were discussed on day 2 with Peter Matthews (University of Stirling) and Lindsay McCarthy (Sheffield Hallam) exploring housing and homelessness from LGBT+ and feminist

  • Open Doors - Reducing Inequality in the PRS


    61% of those who have arrived since 2001 live in the PRS, (Census, 2011). The above is not an exhaustive list but potentially enough to bring about conversation around how we tackle the equality issue within the PRS to ensure that everyone can live

  • My housing story: Stacey Dove


    My housing story: Stacey Dove For National Careers Week 2019, Stacey Dove, who works for Incommunities as part of the GEM (Graduate Employment Mentoring) programme, shares why housing can be the perfect fit for anyone passionate about social justice

  • 'Housing organisations should make domestic abuse a central consideration'


    'Housing organisations should make domestic abuse a central consideration' Housing organisations should embrace Make a Stand, says WM Housing equalities manager Ravinder Kaur. You only need to look at the eye-watering numbers associated with domestic

  • Haven or Hell? A critical debate on the implications of ageing-in-place


    Because I knew we had limited suitably adapted accommodation available and accessing the stock we did have could involve a wait of months or even years. I assumed that by ageing-in-place individuals were able to preserve their identity and attachment

  • UK Housing Review 2018 Autumn briefing paper

    02/10/2018Policy and practice

    Homeownership and market renting The housing market is also feeling the effects of economic stagnation, with prices falling in some areas, notably parts of London. One way in which the government continues to stimulate homeownership is via the right