Melissa Fernández profiles Islington Park Street Community (IPS), a long-established mixedneeds housing that provides a mutually supportive permanent home for people with mixed backgrounds, needs and abilities. Fernández believes IPS provides a model that could help those facing mental of physical challenges to sustain healthy independent living via mutual support. Housing associations should be educated in this approach. Moreover, IPS could be seen as a possible model for the effective and low cost reuse of obsolete owned sheltered housing and care homes.
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LSE London conducted a research project for Sutton Trust on the effects of the housing supply shortage and its impact on young workers. One of the findings is that house prices are driving young graduates and workers away from London.
The research was commissioned by Sutton Trust.
The full report can be accessed here.
One of the concerns of our HEIF dissemination project has been with labour market effects, including both those on the supply of high-end skills, and on how the way recent migrants get employed at the bottom end of the London labour market impacts on all those reliant on jobs in this segment. The aim of this seminar was Continue reading
With the many shifts that have taken place over the past few years in the UK migration regime, the new net migration figures and the detail now about how and where migrants are living in London made available through the 2011 Census, this conference provided a timely opportunity to bring together current knowledge and research on the impact of migration Continue reading