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Economic and structural housing issues

This page holds reports from the following categories:

* Supply & Demand *
* Downsizing & Demographics *
* Major reviews *
* Regulation *
* Government srutiny *
* Predictions *

It is in list format (rather than the front cover/headline format found in the yearly sections) to help you quickly find your area of interest. You can enter a search term in the search box and/or click on the category (column 4) and year (column 5) headings to change the sort order.


ReportByLinkCategoryYear
Barker Review
Kate Barker 2004
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/barker.pdf
Major analysis & Govt Reviews
2004
Lyons Review


 Michael Lyons 2015

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/lyons.pdf

Major analysis & Govt Reviews2015
Hills Report
ERC John Hills 2007
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/hills.pdf
Major analysis & Govt Reviews2007
Extracare & local housing need
Aster Living 2009

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/aster.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics
2008
Farewell to First Time Buyers
SERC, LSE Felippe Carozzi 2015
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/lsehomeownership.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2015
Housing Associations and an Ageing Population
Smith Institute Martin Wheatley 2016

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/agepop.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2016

Government Housing Schemes
CML Chris Walker 2016

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/cml.pdf

Government scrutiny

2016

Going to Scale

ResPublica Phil Callan, Phillip Blond, Edward Douglas 2016
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/goingtoscale.pdf

Supply & Demand

2016

Housing in England
NAO 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2017/nao.pdf

Government scrutiny

2017

Happi3

PG on Housing Richard Best, Jeremy Portas 2016
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/happi3.html

Downsizing & Demographics

2016

Housing in 40 years

Jospeph Rowntree Foundation JRF Mark Stephens 2014
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/jrfrent.pdf

Predictions/Crystal ball

2014

Housing White Paper 

HMG 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/HWP17.pdf
Major analysis & Govt Reviews2017
What more can be done to build the homes we need
IPPR Michael Lyons 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2017/lyons2.pdf

Major analysis & Govt Reviews2017
Profit before volumes
Sheffield Hallam Tom Archer, Ian Cole 2016
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/profits.pdf

Supply & Demand

2016

Bricks Campaign
CEBR 2016

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/bricks.pdf
Supply & Demand2016
Perspectives on ageing and housing
Hanover & various, 2013
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/hanover@50.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2013
How to repair the housing market quickly
CWU Alex Hilton (Kristian Niemietz) 2016
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/cwu.pdf

Supply & Demand

2016

Regulation: lessons from IrelandJRF Tom Moore, Richard Dunning 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/jrfregulation.pdf

Regulation
2017
Delivering large scale housing
RTPI Joe Sarling, Richard Blyth 2013

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/rtpi13.pdf

Supply & Demand

2013
A National Housing Fund to Build the Homes We Need
ResPublica Phillip Blond, Philip Callan, Edward Douglas 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2017/respubnhf.pdf

Supply & Demand

2017
Take-up on downsizeFamily Mosaic Reuben Young, Megan Patterson 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/FMdownsize.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2017
Missing Movers, a long term decline in housing transactionsCML Neal Hudson, Brian Green 2017

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/cmlmissing.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2017
Reimagine housingKPMG Daniel Ajegbo, Elise Bailey, Frances Gallagher, John Raines 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2017/kpmg.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2017
Housing our Ageing Population
LGA and HousingLIN Ian Copeman, Jeremy Porteus 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/LGAagepop.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2017
Needless DemandCPRE Trinley Walker 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/cpreneedless.pdf

Supply & Demand2017
Home AffrontResolution Foundation Adam Corlett, Lindsey Judge 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/resFaffront.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2017
Building Homes FasterCivitas Daniel Bentley  2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/civitasFaster.pdf

Supply & Demand

2017
Room to ImproveCentre for Ageing Better, November 2017
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/repository/squaredeal.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2017
Why older people need more market rent housingHousing LIN, February 2018 Jenny Pannell,
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/LINprs.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Social Housing Green Paper - Briefing noteJRF, February 2018 Brian Robson, 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/jrfgreen.pdf
Major analysis & Govt Reviews

2018
Older people's housing, care and support needs in Great Cambridge 2017-2036Sheffield Hallam, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research & Sheffield University, March 2018 Tom Archer, Stephen Green, David Leather, Lindsey McCarthy, Ian Wilson, David Robinson, Malcom Tait
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/oldhouse.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2018
Silver cities. Planning for an ageing populationGrosvenor, March 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/silver.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Unsuitable, insecure and substandard homes: The barriers faced by older private rentersIndependent Age, March 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/oldrent.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Are we ready for the Boom? Housing Older LondonersFuture of London, March 2018
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/Londonage.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Building the homes we needKPMG and Shelter Pete Jefferys, Toby Lloyd, Andy Argyle, Joe Sarling, Jan crosby, John Bibby.  2014
http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/kpmgshelter.pdf

Major analysis & Govt Reviews

2014
HAPPI4 - Rural Housing for an Ageing Population: Preserving IndependenceThe All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People, pril 2018 Jeremy Porteus 2018
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/happi4.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
A new generational contractResolution Foundation, Intergenerational Commission, May 2018
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/intgen2.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2018
The Implications of Housing Type/Size Mix and Density for the Affordability and Viability of new Housing SupplyNHPAU National Housing and Policy Advice Unit 2010

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/archive/NHPAU%20Size.pdf

Supply & Demand

2010
An Evaluation of Rent Regulation Measures within Scotland’s Private Rented Sector
Shelter Scotland,March 2018 Douglas Robertson and Gillian Young 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/rent.pdf

Regulation

2018
The 100-year life: the role of housing, planning and design
Social Care Institute for excellence, Centre for Ageing Better, Design Council, June 2018
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/100.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Independent Review of Build Out Rates
Sir Oliver Letwin, June 2018
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/letwin.pdf

Supply & Demand

2018
Green, pleasant and affordable Why we need a new approach to supply and demand to solve Britain’s housing problem
Onward, June 2018 Neil O'Brien MP, Will Tanner

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/onward.pdf

Supply & Demand

2018
The role of home adaptations in improving later lifeCentre for Ageing Better and Northumbria University, July 2018 Dr Catherine Bailey, Dr Philip Hodgson, Dr Dominic Aitken and Dr Gemma Wilson 
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/homeadapt.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Retirement Living comes of ageKnight Frank, July 2018 

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/glasgow.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics2018
Factors Affecting Housing Build-out RatesDept of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow for CLG,  February 2008  David Adams and Chris Leishman
http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/knight.pdf

Supply & Demand

2008
A new deal for social housingMHCLG, Green Paper, August 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/green.pdf

Major analysis & Govt Reviews

2008
Redfern Review
DCLG, Pete Redfern, Terrie Alafat, Kate Barker, Andy Gray, Ian Mulheirn, 2016

http://www.thinkhouse.org.uk/2016/redfern.pdf

Major analysis & Govt Reviews

2016
Meeting Expectations with digital care
Housing LIN, Appello, CIH, housing&care21, Places for People, TSA, C&C, September 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/LIN0918.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics

2018
Policy approaches for improving affordability
CaCHE, Professor Geoffrey Meen, University of Reading, September 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/policy.pdf

Supply & Demand


2018
International Evidence Review of Housing Taxation
CaCHE, Cyrille Lenoel (NIESR), Jeffrey Matsu (RICS) and Barry Naisbitt (NIESR), September 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/tax.pdf

Regulation


2018
Rightsizing: Reframing the housing offer for older people
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Centre for Ageing Better, Mark Hammond, Stefan White, Steven Walsh, October 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/rightsize.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics


2018
Innovative approaches to home adaptations help people live in their homes for longer
Centre for Ageing Better, October 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/adapt.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics


2018
Housing and Ageing: Linking strategy to future delivery for Scotland, Wales and England 2030
University of Stirling, October 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/stirling.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics


2018
Home Improvements. Action to address the housing challenges faced by young people
Resolution Foundation, Intergenerational Commission, April 2018, Lindsey Judge and Daniel Tomlinson

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/Intgen.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics




2018
Independent Review of Build Out. Final Reports
Sir Oliver Letwin, October 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/buildout.pdf

Supply & Demand



2018
Dreams and Reality, Government finance, taxation and the private housing marker
CIH, Steve Wilcox, Peter Williams, November 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/cihnov18.pdf

Government scrutiny



2018
Building for Baby Boomers
Policy Exchange, Jack Airey, December 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/pxdec18.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2018
House of the rising son (or daughter)
Resolution Foundation, Stephen Clarke, John Wood, December 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/bomad.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2018
Tackling the under-supply of housing in England
House of Commons Library, Wendy Wilson, Cassie Barton, December 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/library.pdf

Supply & Demand



2018
Housing supply requirements across Great Britain for low-income households and homeless people


Crisis, NHF, Glen Bramley, December 2018

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2018/crisis1218.pdf

Supply & Demand



2018
Baby Boomers deaths to reach peak in 2044


The Times article, Kaya Burgess, January 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/times0119.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
Rise and Fall: The shift in household growth rates since the 1990s


Civitas, Daniel Bentley and Alex McCallum, February 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/civitas0219.pdf

Supply & Demand



2019
The Last-Time Buyer: housing and finance for an ageing society


Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, Les Mayhew, February 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/csfi.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
Reimagine housing: thinking inside the box


KPMG, March 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/kpmg0319.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
The State of Ageing in 2019: Adding life to our years


Centre for Ageing, March 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/cfa0319.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
How should we evaluate housing outcomes


CaCHE, David Clapham, Chris Foye, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/cache0419.pdf

Government scrutiny



2019
The Appropriate and Rightsizing Study


Gwent Health, Social Care and Housing Partnership, Julia Osmond, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/gwent.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
Additionality of Affordable Housing


Savills, NHF, G15, HFN, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/savills0419.pdf

Supply & Demand



2019
Tackling intergenerational unfairness


Lords Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/lords.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
Adapting European Cities to Population Ageing: Policy Challenges and Best Practices


EPSON, ACPA, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/acpa.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019
Fixing the Care Crisis


Centre for Policy Studies, Damian Green, April 2019

http://thinkhouse.org.uk/2019/cps0419.pdf

Downsizing & Demographics



2019