This paper highlights the key housing-related findings of a one-year research project commissioned by the Countryside Agency and Save the Children exploring service provision for children who experience domestic violence in rural areas in England. The project involved in-depth interviews with children, young people and a small sample of parents as well as service providers in the housing education, health, social services, refuge, and criminal justice sectors.
Review providing a synthesis of recent youth research with a specific bearing on the housing transitions of young people in the UK and highlighting some of the most important concerns of young people in connection with housing.
Report commissioned by Scottish ministers to enable reporting on progress being made towards equality of opportunity between disabled people and other people across the Health and Wellbeing ministerial portfolio.
Report using quantitative and qualitative evidence to describe the extent of institutional discrimination against disabled people in the post-millennium UK, most noticeably in the health and rehabilitation services, the education system, the labour market, welfare and benefit agencies, the built environment and the media.
Briefing paper discussing the implications of the personalisation agenda for housing providers.
Statistical annex to the third and final progress report on Improving Opportunity, Strengthening Society the Government's strategy to increase race equality and community cohesion. It brings together the main findings for seven policy areas: education; the labour market; housing; health and personal services; the criminal justice system; perceptions of community cohesion; culture and sport.
Report providing a broad overview of major developments in housing and related policy areas in Scotland and across the rest of the UK.
Report focusing on the plight of older people with mild to moderate learning disabilities living independently in their own homes. It notes that many reach crisis points which threaten their independence and argues that a service response model based on crisis support workers is the most effective way of preventing such crises occurring and recurring.
Website of CHAP, a project based in Irvine, Ayrshire which exists to provide advice and support on housing matters.
New research published today by the Department for Work and Pensions explores possible explanations for the relatively high levels of worklessness among tenants in social housing. A separate, forthcoming, report will present the detailed research findings.