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  • Managing and delivering Gypsy and Traveller sites: negotiating conflict

    13/12/2016Policy and practice

    A wider, more regional-style approach to identifying and supporting new sites can take the heat off councillors locally and help share responsibility for sensitive decisions.7. Recognise a duty to promote equality in this area; as part of this,

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

    17/04/2019News

    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

    15/03/2019News

    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

  • Focus on influencing: June 2016 Subscription

    09/06/2016Policy and practice

    Sarah Davis, senior policy and practice officer, chaired our ASB event Melanie Rees, head of policy, took part in the ethical dilemmas panel for this years rising stars finalists Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, attended a meeting with

  • Feeling the pinch: the lowered benefit cap one year on

    17/11/2017Policy and practice

    You can imaginewere worried about what were going to do we got a new baby But to get a text out of the blue like that, no warning at all, no explanation why or anything. It was just if you are finding it difficult, ring this number so I called the