The City Futures Research Forum at the University of New South Wales has published a major new report on housing and the economy in Australia, produced by Professor Duncan Maclennan of Policy Scotland in collaboration with research partners.
Dialogue 2. Raising Ambition on Net Zero – Providing low carbon energy and housing solutions Date held: Thursday 19 November Facilitators Professor Gioia Falcone, Rankine Chair of Energy Engineering, University of Glasgow Gavin Slater, Head of Sustainability, Glasgow City Council Themes A. Transforming existing buildings into more energy-efficient homes and spaces Decarbonising heat is one of the principal tasks facing…
Prof. Ken Gibb, Director of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, highlights the findings from a recent CaCHE research project on the impact of social housing in Scotland.
Research that reviews what the likely effects of sustained high and increasing rents in Australia will be on an economy, and stresses potential productivity effects.
COVID-19 has exposed the fractured housing systems identified by the international Shaping Futures research project. Now the More Different Futures Network is starting work to create better housing systems that can support the recovery of the economy and society.
The final report by the UK2070 Commission into city and regional inequalities in the UK draws on work from Policy Scotland.
Professor Duncan Maclennan from Policy Scotland has contributed to a new report on housing wealth inequality that has informed the work of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission.
Catch up with some of the discussions at the Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2019, where the theme was ‘Housing and Inclusive Growth: Revitalising Connections’. Watch video interviews with keynote speaker, Professor Duncan Maclennan; Professor Ken Gibb, Director of CaCHE; and Des McNulty, Deputy Director, Policy Scotland.
The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.