Housing and communities research

Row of terraced housesThe Housing and Communities Group, led by Professor David Mullins is part of the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham. It comprises seven research staff and fellows and four PhD students and has six current research projects, mainly focused on community-led housing and the community investment role of housing associations. In the past year it has hosted international visitors from Italy, Hong Kong, Japan and Austria including Dr Richard Lang, Plowden Fellow and holds regular seminars for policy and practice communities, through the Housing and Communities Research Network.

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The future of social housing
Housing and Communities Research Group launches new research programme on the future of social housing.
Monday 17th November 2014
Housing and Communities Fellow launches new book at UoB Brussels office - 3 November 2014
A new book on social housing organisations in England and the Netherlands by Housing and Communiteis Honorary Fellow, Darinka Czische is being launched on 3 November in Brussels.
Tuesday 28th October 2014
New programme of Housing and Communities Research Network seminars
All are welcome at the new programme of Housing and Communities Research Network seminars which begins on Monday 29 September with a thought provoking look at Community Land Trusts in the US and UK from Stephen Hill, a leading activist involved in East London CLT and in the Co-Housing movement.
Wednesday 24th September 2014
CHASM Conference July 2014
Over 50 delegates from academia, public, private and third sectors attended the CHASM conference: 'Financial Security in an Age of Austerity', which took place on Friday 18th July, at the Friends Meeting House, Euston, London.
Wednesday 13th August 2014
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