It is now well understood that people living in deprived areas have poorer access to goods and services, frequently experience lower quality goods and services, and often have to pay more for these goods and services than those in better off areas. There is also evidence that living in an area of concentrated deprivation tends to exacerbate residents' problems, compromising health, educational outcomes and employment.
Different national, regional and local processes can lead to income segregation at the neighbourhood level. Policy and economic drivers interact with the processes of income segregation at different spatial scales. This research focuses on the processes at the local level. In particular, it explores the relationship between a neighbourhood's income profile, and the housing market.
Social housing need of the hour amid homelessness crisisAt a time when the social housing waitlist is weighed down with hundreds of thousands of people, the Scottish government has planned to reduce approximately £200 million in investment in social housebuilding. This could be disastrous and…
Health leaders, charities, experts and campaigners urge Chancellor to take action on ‘concerning’ state of UK health to deliver prosperity at Spring BudgetLeading health voices have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge him to deliver a bold strategy to transform UK health and deliver nationwide prosperity.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.