The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) Scottish Knowledge Exchange Hub session on June 30 focused on the forthcoming domestic abuse and COVID-19 project. The participants in this subgroup had a range of backgrounds from across policy and practice, all with experience and interest in issues relating to domestic abuse. Callum Chomczuk captures some of what the participants discussed, particularly the challenges in domestic abuse policy before the pandemic, the current landscape and what the necessary policy inventions are coming out of the pandemic for landlords and policymakers.
Published 9 July 2020
Lorna Wilson shares initial findings into research from SFHA, JRF, Public Health Scotland, and RIHAF into the social, economic, health, and wellbeing impact of social housing.
Published 30 June 2020
Having contributed to a report by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland, and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland which called for the Scottish Government to commit to delivering 53,000 affordable homes, Dr Philip O’Brien and Dr Richard Dunning reflect on the research findings.
Published 30 June 2020
The links between houses, homes and the natural and physical world are far-reaching. In this blog, Professor David Clapham explains that the COVID-19 crisis has underlined our limited understanding of these links.
Published 5 June 2020
Dr Jenny Preece introduces a new CaCHE research project which will consider why homes are so small in the UK and explore experiences of those who live in these kinds of properties.
Published 4 June 2020
Dr Lisa Garnham from the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) reflects on research around the importance of ‘home’ for mental health and how this evidence could shape our response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Published 27 May 2020
CaCHE director, Prof Ken Gibb, introduces a major 15-month multi-strand research project on UK housing policies and the COVID-19 crisis.
Published 26 May 2020
Prof David Robinson: What staying at home can teach us about the housing experiences of many older people
In the first of a series of outputs exploring the key issues raised by the coronavirus pandemic, Prof David Robinson considers whether the social and economic constraints imposed by the ‘lockdown’ might make us all feel a little more empathy for those older people (and other fellow citizens) for whom being confined at home alone is the norm.
Published 31 March 2020
The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has published a new briefing paper which assesses the implications of the long term trends identified in recent government statistics on Scottish local authority housing revenue account data.
Published 26 March 2020
CaCHE director Professor Ken Gibb gives an overview of its exciting new Scottish Funding Council project, 'Evaluating options & outcomes in the retrofit of pre-1919 Glasgow tenement housing', which was launched last week.
Published 10 March 2020
The Scottish Funding Council has awarded £250,000 to a University of Glasgow-led project which will transform an old tenement building in Govanhill to reduce emissions and become more sustainable.
Published 6 March 2020
Dr Gareth James and Dr Jennifer Harris provide an overview of new research from the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence which illustrates the role and potential of alternative dispute resolution in the UK private rented sector. This is part of a wider piece of work funded by the TDS Charitable Foundation and Safe Deposits Scotland Charitable Trust.
Published 28 February 2020
Professor Alex Marsh and Professor Ken Gibb introduce the new UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) project which will review the rent control literature produced over the last thirty years.
Published 13 February 2020
Following the publication of the policy briefing on homelessness prevention in the UK early this year, Prof Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Dr Peter Mackie, and Dr Jenny Wood reflect on the emerging impact of this CaCHE analysis.
Published 23 December 2019
Dr Lisa Garnham from Glasgow Centre for Population Health and Dr Steve Rolfe from the University of Stirling give an overview of an evidence review exploring tenant participation in the private rented sector, which was funded by the CaCHE Knowledge Exchange Fund.
Published 19 December 2019