Tag Archives: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Benefits of Social Housing To Young, Poor Households

The interim findings of an ESRC and Public Policy Institute for Wales-funded project on housing schemes and poverty alleviation show that becoming a tenant in social housing is likely to have positive impacts on the gross income, housing quality and financial prospects of young, poor households, although whether these benefits last for the long term is unproven. The study, ‘The

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Analysing the UK’s North – South Divide

A new report shows the scale of the divide between economic development in the north and the south of Great Britain. The report, ‘Uneven growth: tackling city decline‘ reveals that although many Northern cities are growing, this growth often lags significantly behind national levels. The report was written for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) by geographers at the Centre for Urban

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Chair and Speakers Confirmed for ‘Resilience’ event on 17 November

Alex Nickson, Strategy Manager for Climate Change Adaptation at the Greater London Authority, will chair the 21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum seminar and panel discussion at the RGS-IBG on the topic of ‘Resilience to Climate Change: Who Pays (and Who Benefits)?’ on 17 November. Confirmed speakers are: Daniel Johns, Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change; Clare Twigger-Ross, Collingwood Environmental

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