The 2024 Reports
Our Editorial Panel will assess each new report and those that they consider have the greatest chance of influencing policy makers are shown in the Must Read section. The Editorial Panel aims to nominate a dozen Must Read reports each year and those reports that have made way for more highly ranked ones are listed in the Highly Commended section. All other reports and those not yet assessed are included in the Further Reports section. To help increase awareness of this resource, please cite Thinkhouse in work that uses sources found on this site.
No place for older renters: How the geography of older private and social renters has changed
This report brings together analysis to better understand the situation of older renters, finding that the distribution of older social and private renters is not equal across England, and suggests that the housing crisis is leading to a greater concentration of older renters in areas of deprivation.
Prevention in health and social care: healthy places
This report makes a number of recommendations to government on preventative measures that can contribute to healthy placemaking, including in relation to housing conditions, developing healthier homes, health promotion and integrated care, town planning and tacking wider health inequalities in the built environment.
Homelessness, Refugees and Resettlement in the UK
This report sheds light on the challenges faced by refugees being resettled in the UK. Exploring the connection between poverty, education, health inequalities and housing, it emphasises the role housing plays in shaping the destiny of those on the edge of society. The report highlights that refugees bear a disproportionate burden, often facing multiple challenges and disadvantages when trying to find stable accommodation.
Our shared future: A TCPA White Paper for Homes and Communities
This paper sets out the practical steps the government must take to unlock housing delivery. It provides the detail on how to make a national strategic approach to housing delivery possible and the transformational role of new settlements. Zero carbon, affordable and healthy homes is underpinned by the Garden City principles which provide a practical framework for a hopeful and sustainable future.
The Homelessness Monitor: Scotland 2024
This fifth Scotland-focused Monitor report provides a state-of-the-nation look at homelessness in Scotland, and focuses in particular on ongoing implementation of the Scottish Government’s Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan, as well as the homelessness impacts of the ongoing cost of living crisis.