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CIH backs new thinktank's five-year mission to help solve the housing crisis

CIH backs new thinktank's five-year mission to help solve the housing crisis | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has added its weight to the launch of a new thinktank dedicated to delivering independent research to improve understanding of critical housing issues.

The £7.5 million Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) brings together universities and professional organisations in an endeavour it is claimed will make a "real difference" to tackling the UK's housing challenges

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The new Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) is being funded by the ESRC, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

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DWP 'punishing' low-paid full-time workers under new benefits rule

DWP 'punishing' low-paid full-time workers under new benefits rule | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Critics say scheme under which working people claiming universal credit can be fined for failing to do enough to find more work is ‘political dynamite’

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Professor Peter Dwyer is part of the ESRC funded  Welfare Conditionality project research team at the University of York.

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People who felt marginalised drove Brexit vote, study finds

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research shows EU referendum was deeply divided on economic, educational and social lines

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The report cited in the article was authored by Prof Matthew Goodwin, a research fellow for the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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