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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Housing & infrastructure

Young people affected by homelessness in north east England

Early intervention to support young people and their families can reduce rates of homelessness. However, the relevant services need sufficient funding, specialist expertise, and effective partnerships.

23/10/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Homelessness IPPR North

Sign on the dotted line? A new rental contract: Final report

The private rented sector has grown substantially over the past two decades. It is now home to 20 per cent of households (4.7 million). Many more people now expect to live in the private rented...

28/01/2019
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Equality Population and demographics IPPR

The case for reforming private renting: Interim report

The private rented sector has grown substantially over the past two decades. It is now home to 20 per cent of households (4.7 million). Many more people now expect to live in the private rented...

04/12/2018
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Equality IPPR

A poor tax - Council tax in London: Time for reform

Council tax is considered by many to be in the ‘too difficult to touch’ box when it comes to reform. Haunted by memories of the community charge, better known as the poll tax, which is widely...

22/03/2018
Publication Housing & infrastructure London IPPR

Priced Out? The affordability crisis in London

London’s housing market is increasingly unaffordable for those on low to middle incomes. While it has always been more expensive to rent or buy in the capital, the scale of the unaffordability of...

21/09/2017
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure IPPR

Lessons from Germany: Tenant power in the rental market

The second of our series of reports comparing the English and German housing markets explores the lessons that policymakers in England can learn from Germany – where renting, the dominant tenure,...

16/01/2017
Publication Housing & infrastructure Report