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
James Battye: A new practice framework to help housing organisations meet the needs of people living with dementia
In a guest blog for CaCHE, James Battye from the Healthcare Improvement Scotland (ihub), introduces the Housing and Dementia Practice Framework, a practical tool to assist housing organisations in supporting people living with dementia.
Published 10 December 2019
As the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence marks its second-anniversary director, Professor Ken Gibb, reflects on what we have achieved so far and highlights some areas we still need to work on.
Published 3 September 2019
Older people are increasingly being faced with the experience of unaffordable rent and poor quality accommodation, a study has suggested.
Published 29 August 2019
With the private rented sector now the second-largest tenure in the UK, improving standards has risen up the agenda. This new report sees Professor Alex Marsh and Professor Ken Gibb explore the substantial changes in regulation in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Published 1 August 2019
CaCHE knowledge exchange associate, Dr Gareth James, reflects on the recent CaCHE seminar which focused on evidence and experiences of short-term lets from three global cities: Sydney, Dublin and Edinburgh.
Published 26 July 2019
CaCHE director Professor Ken Gibb shares his reflections on the annual report from the Scottish Government’s Joint Housing Policy Working Group.
Published 18 July 2019
Two housing-related charitable organisations have come together to fund a major UK-wide research programme with the aim of improving standards in the private rented sector (PRS).
Published 17 June 2019
The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) is embarking on a substantial new UK-wide work programme with TDS Charitable Foundation and SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust, which will aim to improve conditions and outcomes in the private rented sector.
Published 5 June 2019
Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning at Homes for Scotland, outlines why Scotland’s housing crisis should be a ‘call to arms’ to everyone who has a role to play in building more homes.
Published 29 May 2019
Shona Glenn, head of policy & research at the Scottish Land Commission, offers some thoughts on how we can better fund and coordinate infrastructure provision to support housing development.
Published 28 May 2019