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Rethinking Social Housing


Judy A Kraatz, Annie Matan, Johanna Mitchell & Peter Newman


In the past, social housing provision has been seen as just an ethical issue, it’s the right thing to provide as much as possible. But why not be ethical and show the productivity advantages at the same time? Especially if it makes the case more persuasively.

The Strategic Evaluation Framework developed by this project is responding to industry needs and requirements.

The long term ambition for the research outcomes is to contribute to the development of a national set of indicators based on the framework that aims to measure the broader impact of social housing and, by so doing, substantiate the case for greater investment.

The first stage of the research has been to think through how to measure these benefits. This has been further developed in the Valuing Social Housing project.

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