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How renting could affect your health

How renting could affect your health | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Housing policy needs to prioritise housing's function as a home, rather than an asset.

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Researcher Amy Clair is a research fellow at the ESRC-funded Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC)

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Understanding Society (UK Household Longitudinal Study)

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'No DSS': how private landlords and letting agents exclude tenants on benefits

"Despite this, my recently completed but as yet unpublished PhD research in Leeds found that people receiving housing benefit struggled to meet housing costs and were viewed as a significant risk to private rented sector landlords and letting agents."

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ESRC funds the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

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Concerns about the Resilience of Modular Housing to Overheating

Concerns about the Resilience of Modular Housing to Overheating | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the LSE's ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and deputy chair of London Climate Change Partnership (LCCP), in a recent article published in the Guardian, has expressed passion about his serious concerns about the risk of overheating [of lightweight modular homes.]

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ESRC funds the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy at LSE.

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Joined-up approach to building strength

Joined-up approach to building strength | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There was some fantastic news for Scotland recently when a University of Glasgow-led consortium won a national competition to guide and seek to influence UK housing policy in the years ahead.

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Article cites the  ESRC-funded UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE)


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London social housing residents urge rewrite of 'worse than useless' development plans

London social housing residents urge rewrite of 'worse than useless' development plans | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Residents of London's public housing blocks will be left without a voice in construction projects that could demolish their homes unless drastic changes are made to the Mayor of London's plans, according to some city politicians and estate residents.

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The ESRC is referenced in this article. Find out more about our funded research into housing issues.

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How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out

How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new map has revealed the stark contrast between house prices in parts of England as Wales, as homes in London average more than £500,000 while that figure in the North-east is little over £150,000.

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Article cites findings from a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Leeds City Council announce rises in tax

Leeds City Council announce rises in tax | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Leeds City Council has announced that they are to increase council tax by nearly two percent and council housing rents go up nearly three percent.

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Private rents in England to more than double growth in wages by 2040

Private rents in England to more than double growth in wages by 2040 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation said private rents could rise 89 per cent by 2040, but expected household income to rise by just 40 per cent.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey

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Why Surrey has more land for golf courses than for homes

Why Surrey has more land for golf courses than for homes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A study by the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE suggests soaring house prices are not caused by an influx of foreign buyers but are down to restrictive planning policies that have ensured the country's green belt is a form of "discriminatory zoning, keeping the urban unwashed out of the home counties".

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The Centre for Economic Performance is funded by the ESRC.

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Amazing but true - homes are larger (not smaller) tha...

Amazing but true - homes are larger (not smaller) tha... | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"A housing academic claims that while popular belief has it that homes are getting smaller, the typical living space in England and Wales increased"

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ESRC funds the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

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