Wider regulation, more technical and financial support and better monitoring systems are priority requirements for promoting district heating in the social housing sector, according to a new research report.
Published 4 May 2017
The University of Glasgow is to lead a consortium of nine universities and four non-academic professional bodies in a major new research programme examining the UK’s housing system.
Published 11 April 2017
Budget proposals need to focus on in-work poverty, inclusive growth and higher costs to help solve poverty, says Jim McCormick
Published 20 December 2016
Campbell Robb is to leave his position as chief executive at Shelter after being appointed as the new chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT).
Published 7 October 2016
Researchers on a project jointly managed by the Centre for Sustainable Energy and Changeworks are calling on social landlords to give their views and experiences of district heating.
Published 23 August 2016
Julia Unwin CBE, the chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT), is stepping down from her role at the end of 2016 after leading the organisations for the past 10 years.
Published 20 May 2016
A groundbreaking study into destitution in the UK has revealed that 1.25 million people, including over 300,000 children, are so poor they cannot afford to eat properly, keep clean or stay warm and dry.
Published 28 April 2016
Two of Scotland's cities have been named among the fastest-declining places in the UK by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).
Published 1 March 2016
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has called for measures to control the cost of renting in Scotland and a tax on the Winter Fuel Payment as part of a wide-ranging plan to reduce high levels of poverty in the country.
Published 18 February 2016
Scotland’s ambitions to tackle homelessness are under threat according to a new report published today by national homelessness charity Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Published 8 December 2015
New Welsh legislation aimed at preventing homelessness has been welcomed in research released today by homelessness charity Crisis.
Published 11 August 2015
Almost two-thirds of children in poverty are living with parents who work, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found.
Published 16 July 2015
The UK government has announced plans to scrap the target to eliminate child poverty by 2020.
Published 2 July 2015
A new report has called for an increase in the supply of affordable homes to aid the struggles of vulnerable and working poor people to make ends meet as austerity continues to hit.
Published 1 July 2015
We need to face up to inequalities, and find solutions, to reduce poverty in a fair way, says Jim McCormick, Scotland adviser at Jospeh Rowentree Foundation.
Published 25 June 2015