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Posted: Jan 01, 2013 By: Housing Agency , Department of Housing Planning and Local Government Research area:  Social Housing, Demand
Summary of Social Housing Assessments 2013

This Assessment counts the total number of households qualified for social housing support,  to inform policy and plan for the right types of housing support.  It brings together information provided by local authorities about the numbers of households assessed as qualified for housing support on a prescribed date – 7th May 2013.  The report provides a breakdown of the data by set criteria – local authority, age, household composition, current tenure, basis of need, accommodation requirements, length of time on the list, etc.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2011 By: David Silke , Conor Farrell , Vanda Clayton Research area:  Social Housing
Good Practice Guidelines: Housing Minority Ethnic Communities, Facilitating Inclusion

These good practice guidelines are intended to be a practical working tool for local authorities to deal with housing issues emerging from increased ethnic diversity.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2011 By: Housing Agency Research area:  Social Housing, Demand
Housing Needs Assessment 2011

This Assessment counts the total number of households qualified for social housing support,  to inform policy and plan for the right types of housing support.  It brings together information provided by local authorities about the numbers of households assessed as qualified for housing support on a prescribed date – 31st March 2011.  The report provides a breakdown of the data by set criteria – local authority, age, household composition, current tenure, basis of need, accommodation requirements, length of time on the list, etc.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2009 By: Grant Thorton Research area:  Social Housing
Strategic Review of the Capital Funding Schemes for Voluntary and Co-operative Housing September 2009

This report, commissioned by the Centre for Housing Research is a Strategic Review which examines: current policy and provision under the voluntary and co-operative housing investment programme and future policy and direction of the voluntary and co-operative housing investment programme.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2008 By: Jacinta Cunneen Research area:  Social Housing
Tackling anti-social behaviour: international problems, indigenous solutions

This report is an international literature review of what other selected countries are doing to tackle anti-social behaviour.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2006 By: Dermot Coates , Michelle Norris Research area:  Social Housing, Private Rented Sector
Supplementary Welfare Allowance, Rent Supplement: Implications for the Implementation of the Rental Accommodation Scheme

This study of rent supplementation was commissioned by the Centre for Housing Research and Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government to inform the implementation of the new Rental Accommodation Scheme (RAS).

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Posted: Jan 01, 2006 By: Kasey Treadwell Shine & Michelle Norris Research area:  Social Housing
Good Practice in Housing Management: Guidelines for Local Authorities. Regenerating Estates, Rebuilding Vibrant Communities

The Centre for Housing Research commissioned these Good Practice Guidelines on Estate Regeneration.  They and were prepared in response to the growing recognition of the important role that good quality environments play in improving the quality of life of local authority tenants.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2006 By: Kasey Treadwell Shine , Michelle Norris Research area:  Social Housing
Regenerating Local Authority Housing Estates: Review of Policy and Practice

This Policy Discussion Paper by the Centre for Housing Research draws on international literature on regeneration, which points to the need for much regeneration work to be multi-faceted. The report concludes that design, housing management and social and economic elements often need to be addressed simultaneously if regeneration projects are to be successful in the long run. Current policy and funding arrangements may inhibit the required multi-dimensional response. The value of giving more emphasis to identifying the sources of problems on estates and responding promptly to prevent their escalation is also stressed. Different approaches to project implementation are examined by way of three case studies.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2004 By: DTZ Pieda Consulting Research area:  Social Housing
Good Practice Guidelines: Training and Information for Tenants

This Good Practice Guide, commissioned by the Housing Unit, is aimed at local authorities and is intended to be a practical working tool for local authority housing managers and outlines the steps involved in achieving good practice in the provision of training and information for tenants.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2003 By: Michelle Norris Research area:  Social Housing
Good Practice Guidelines: Preventing and Combating Anti-Social Behaviour

These good practice guidelines were produced by the Housing Unit, in conjunction with the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government and the City and County Managers Association.  They are targeted at local authorities and are intended to be a practical working tool for local authority housing managers in preventing and combatting anti-social behaviour.

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