Project Timeline

Ongoing Activities

The project officially ended on 31 December 2013, but the project team continue to give presentations and undertake additional engagement activities as a result of the work. Further details are added on an adhoc basis to the blogroll on this site.

Completed Activities

18 March 2014: Article in The Municipal Journal by Dr Tim Brown: ‘Time for some new foundations’

11 March 2014: Meeting in Preston re micro-economic modelling (TB & RW)

3 March 2014, 10.30-12.00: Project meeting – De Montfort University & Places for People

3 March 2014, 12.30-15.00: Round Table Discussion with investors – facilitated by De Montfort University & Places for People in London

7 January 2014: Briefing published for the Housing Quality Network/The Strategy Excellence Network (available to members) on Boosting the supply of affordable rented housing by Dr Tim Brown

17 December 2013, 10.00-12.00: Project meeting – De Montfort University & Places for People

9 December 2013: How America and France increased affordable housing supply – article published by The Guardian Professional Housing Network

5 December 2013, 11.00-15.30: Westminster Briefing – The Future of Affordable Housing: Providing Homes to Meet Local Needs – in London, Prof Michael Oxley – chairing & speaking (Link to Further Information)

4 December 2013, 13.00-15.00: Round Table Discussion – facilitated by De Montfort University & Places for People in Edinburgh

28 November 2013, 15.00-17.00: What can really be done to increase the supply of housing? – Twitter conversation, http://placechat.co.uk/ @Place_chat, #placechat.

20 November 2013, 10.00-11.30: Round Table Discussion with representatives from housing associations – facilitated by De Montfort University & Places for People in London

20 November 2013, 12.00-15.00: Round Table Discussion with key stakeholders – facilitated by De Montfort University & Places for People in London

30 October 2013: Article in The Leicester Mercury by Dr Tim Brown We need to build more homes

10 October 2013, 10.00-13.00: Project meeting – De Montfort University & Places for People

7 October 2013: Blog by Dr Jo Richardson on LSE British Politics and Policy Blog on Why the lack of adequate social housing in the UK is an important issue and how it may be solved

13 September 2013, 10.00-15.00: Project meeting – De Montfort University & Places for People

30 August 2013, 11.00-12.00: Project teleconference – De Montfort University & Places for People

6 August 2013: Paper written by Dr Marietta Haffner for the project on Affordable Rental Housing Produced by Private Rental Landlords

19 July 2013, 12.00-14.00: Project meeting – De Montfort University (TB, MO, RL) & Places for People (CJ & AR)

10 July 2013: Paper written by Dr Joris Hoekstra for the project on Affordable Rental Housing Produced by Private Rental Landlords: the case of France

3 July 2013: Joint press release issued by De Montfort University and Places for People

2 July 2013: Project launched at CCHR annual open day

1 July 2013: Project officially commenced

14 May 2013: Project meeting – De Montfort University (TB, MO & RL) & Places for People (DC, PL, AR & GT)