Housing Evidence

Welcome to Evidence, the project that brings academic housing research to practitioners in plain English.

Housing Evidence

Evidence began in 2013 as a joint project from HQN, the University of Sheffield and the Housing Studies Association, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council. It continues to enjoy support from the HSA, Heriot-Watt University, York Law School, the Welfare Conditionality Project and the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University. Other academic departments are invited to support it with sponsorship.

Email us at evidence@hqnetwork.co.uk with details of your research.

Media browser

Total results: 6
Format Status Title Description Size Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 19 File size: 275KB Published Date: 01/12/2017 Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 18 File size: 356KB Published Date: 01/07/2017 Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 17: Welfare conditionality Our special edition of Evidence reports on the first wave of findings from the welfare conditionality project. We look at the use of sanctions, lone parents, migrants, homelessness, offenders, ASB Universal Credit and the support on offer to welfare service users. File size: 839KB Published Date: 21/07/2016 Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 16: Research round-up A new year, a new housing bill. As we go to press with this latest edition of Evidence things are changing daily as the bill makes its way through parliament. So we’re going to take a step back from the immediate questions and instead round up some topical research with potentially equal importance. File size: 2MB Published Date: 03/03/2016 Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 15: Housing law The link between housing policy/practice and law is well recognised. As Stuart Lowe memorably wrote in 1987, they exist 'cheek by jowl'. File size: 2MB Published Date: 30/07/2015 Download
pdf Current Evidence issue 14: Rent and benefits Recent years have seen the introduction of a series of welfare reforms designed to transform how the benefit system in this country operates. Many of these reforms relate to housing including changes to the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) and Universal Credit (UC), which in addition to collapsing six benefit working-age benefit payments into one monthly payment, involves social housing claimants being given responsibility for paying their rent. File size: 317KB Published Date: 08/04/2015 Download
Total results: 6