Here are links to reports, books and web materials about housing and migration in the UK in which I’ve been involved as author, contributor or editor.
A report for CIH with Orbit on Warm Homes and a Safe Environment: How govrnment and the housing sector can work together to tackle climate change
A call on government by CIH to act soon to avoid a massive increase in evictions once the Covid-19 crisis ends.
A ‘How to…’ guide on helping hate crime victims, written by Kusminder Chahal.
A further response to the Select Committee inquiry into the long-term delivery of affordable housing, available here.
Fact sheets during the coronavirus crisis on helping migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, and on helping Gypsies and Travellers, both available here.
A research report by CIH with NFA and ARCH, Local authority new build programmes and the lifting of the HRA borrowing caps – What is the potential and what are the constraints?
The UK Housing Review 2019 Autumn Briefing Paper, the tenth in the series.
Boosting affordable housing supply in England, a paper looking at providing revenue support for new build.
Evidence to the House of Commons Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into modern methods of construction.
Dreams and Reality: Government finance, taxation and the private housing market, written by Steve Wilcox and Peter Williams.
The UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper.
CIH evidence to the government’s review of lessons learned from the Windrush scandal.
A CIH briefing on Brexit and Housing.
The UK Housing Review 2018, written with Steve Wilcox, Mark Stephens, Peter Williams and Gillian Young, is published by CIH.
Building Bridges: A guide to better partnership working between local authorities and housing associations, written jointly with Ross Fraser and Gemma Duggan, is published by CIH and ARCH. Appears on the Thinkhouse list of best housing reports for 2017.
The UK Housing Review Briefing Paper, written with Steve Wilcox, Mark Stephens, Peter Williams and Suzanne Fitzpatrick, is published by CIH.
At the invitation of my constituency MP, and in consultation with colleagues in the migration sector, I drafted a paper on Labour’s new immigration policy after Brexit.
The UK Housing Review 2017, with Steve Wilcox, Peter Williams and Mark Stephens.
Edited report by Jo Richardson and Janie Codona on Managing and delivering Gypsy and Traveller sites.
CIH ‘Sector Showcase’ on community cohesion.
CIH ‘How to…’ guide on tackling hate crime.
A CIH report on the case for a post-Brexit boost to housing investment.
Investing in council housing, a joint report by CIH and CIPFA on the devastating impact of government policy changes on councils’ ability to invest in new housing.
A new edition of Housing in Northern Ireland, including a chapter on race and migration.
The UK Housing Review Briefing Paper, with Steve Wilcox, Peter Williams and Mark Stephens.
Evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs inquiry into Building More Homes.
The UK Housing Review 2016, with Steve Wilcox, Peter Williams and Mark Stephens.
Revised CIH briefing on Practical implications of immigration checks on new dwellings.
A report for CIH on right to buy for housing associations and high-value sales of council housing stock, Selling off the Stock.
A report for Orbit on fuel poverty and energy efficiency, Warm Homes, Better Lives.
CIH response to a consultation on tackling rogue landlords.
A report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on How to improve support and services for destitute migrants, with Heather Petch and Sue Lukes.
CIH evidence to the Home Office on immigration checks in the private rented sector.
The UK Housing Review 2015 Briefing Paper, with Steve Wilcox and Peter Williams.
CIH submission for the Chancellor’s June Budget.
CIH briefing on New Approaches to Social Value.
CIH briefing on the Practical Implications of Immigration Checks on New Lettings (now revised – see February 2016).
NFA briefing on energy efficiency in social housing, It’s not easy being green.
An essay in the CIH policy essay series, Why is it important to change local authority borrowing rules?
The UK Housing Review 2014 Briefing Paper, with Steve Wilcox and Peter Williams.
CIH submission to the Review of the local authority role in housing supply (the Elphicke Review).
The UK Housing Review 2014, jointly with Steve Wilcox.
CIH webinar, viewable here: Migration to the UK and its housing implications.
NFA briefing on the potential for ALMOs to work in the private rented sector, Right Time Right Place
An article for Town and Country Planning, What should be the gain from planning gain?
A CIH briefing on New Approaches to Tenant Insight.
An essay in the CIH policy essays series, If we don’t put the environment high on our list of concerns, it will.
CIH submission to the Lyons Housing Review.
An MRN briefing for the House of Lords when it deals with the Immigration Bill measures to introduce compulsory checks of immigration status for new private tenants.
A JRF briefing on the landlord immigration checks proposed in the government’s Immigration Bill.
Treating Council Housing Fairly – a new briefing on council housing and borrowing rules published by the National Federation of ALMOs.
A new series of Policy Essays for the Chartered Institute of Housing, which will continue into 2014.
The housing rights website has pages on helping destitute migrants. This link is to the basic advice for migrants, click on the housing advisers link for more detail guidance on tackling destitution.
Beds in Sheds and Rogue Landlords – a briefing published by the Migrants’ Rights Network
The CIH Housing Rights website with Sue Lukes and Sam Lister – updated with new rights for migrants from Croatia.
What you need to know about migrants’ eligibility for housing and benefits, published by CIH.
The UK Housing Review 2013 Briefing Paper, by Steve Wilcox and John Perry.
Evidence to the Home Affairs Committee Inquiry into Asylum submitted by JRF.
Population Insight, a free tool provided by HACT to make 2011 census data on diversity in communities available to housing providers.
The Housing and Migration Network’s UK Guide to Issues and Solutions. Published by CIH on behalf of the Network.
UK Migration: The Leadership Role of Housing Providers. Published by JRF.
Selected earlier publications
Housing and the Customer, edited by Joanna Richardson. Published by CIH.
Opening Doors: Improving housing services for refugees and new migrants. Published by CIH and HACT.
Homelessness in the UK: Problems and solutions, by Suzanne Fitzpatrick and others. Published by CIH.
More Responsive Public Services? – A guide to commissioning refugee and migrant community organisations with Azim El-Hassan, for HACT and JRF.
A Guide to Engaging Muslim Communities with Azim El-Hassan. Published by CIH and Matrix Housing Partnership.
Housing, the Environment and our Changing Climate, with Christoph Sinn. Published by CIH.
Community Engagement in Housing-Led Regeneration: A good practice guide, with Sam Lister and Marilyn Thornley. Published by CIH.
Community Cohesion and Housing, with Bob Blackaby. CIH and the Housing Corporation.
Housing Finance, with David Garnett. Published by CIH (no longer in print).
Housing and Support Services for Asylum Seekers and Refugees. Published by CIH for JRF.
Earlier publications available as pdf files
Housing, ‘race’ and community cohesion, with Malcolm Harrison and others. Published by CIH.
ALMOs – A New Future for Council Housing, with Rachel Terry and Ian Doolittle. Published by CIH, NFA and HouseMark.
The Future of BME Housing Associations, with Mark Lupton. Published by CIH.
Empowering Communities: The Community Gateway Model, by HACAS Chapman Hendy and Trowers & Hamlins. Published by CIH.
Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Bringing Regeneration into Stock Transfer, by HACAS Chapman Hendy. Published by CIH.
Breaking Down the Barriers: Improving Asian Access to Social Rented Housing, by Peter Ratcliffe and others. Published by CIH.
New Structures for Coucil Housing? by HACAS and Trowers & Hamlins. Published by CIH and LGA.
Lobbying Government: A guide to lobbying on housing issues, by David Curry. Published by CIH.
Council Housing: Financing the Future, by Graham Moody. Published by CIH.
Consensus for Change: Public borrowing rules, housing investment and the City, by Coopers and Lybrand. Published by CIH.
An article more-than-bricks-and-mortar-the-shape-of-housing-management-in-britain published in the US journal Housing Policy Debate.
Challenging the Conventions: Public borrowing rules and housing investment, by John Hawksworth and Steve Wilcox. Published by CIH.