Housing Studies Association Conference 2013

Posted on Thursday 2nd May 2013

Members of the Housing and Community Research Group and CHASM presented six papers at the annual Housing Studies Association Conference in York on 10-12 April 2013. Ben Pattison also co-organised the successful 'Early Careers Stream' in which an impressive range of papers were presented by over 20 PhD and early post-Doc researchers.

Housing and Communities Research Group papers included:

  • 'Finding a way to measure social impact' by Vanessa Wilkes, who also provides a Blog: Changing political, socio-economic and institutional landscapes: What are the consequences for housing? which reflects on the event
  •  'Does localism offer housing associations greater opportunities for investment in communities? by Tricia Jones, drawing on her Knowledge Transfer Partnership with HACT.
  • 'Revisiting Housing Tenure: developing a type/form approach' by Ben Pattison drawing on his PhD.
  • 'Scaling up or Going Local: comparing self-help housing and community land trust facilitation' by Tom Moore and David Mullins, drawing on a recent Third Sector Research Centre working paper and 'Changing Regulation and Economic Crisis' by Darinka Czischke, Vincent Gruis and David Mullins, based on work for Darinka's PhD and following up earlier work on hybridity in social housing organisations with her PhD co-supervisors.
  • A further Birmingham co-authored paper drew on work in CHASM 'Learning the lessons of asset-based welfare' by Richard Ronald and John Doling.

More information

For more information about the conference visit the Housing Studies Association Conference website.