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A commemorative booklet of the global celebration of World Habitat Day 2008 in Luanda, Angola, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in the United States and Viet Nam.
BSHF conducted a review of the Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments (GTAA) undertaken in the East Midlands.
Findings from Workshops
Home from Home highlights the role that environmental health officers can play in addressing issues realting to accommodation for migrant workers.
Migrant workers come to the UK to seek employment but all too often find themselves living in expensive, overcrowded and poor-quality accommodation. This report seeks to make a fresh assessment of this important issue.
World Habitat Day Special Edition
This special edition newsletter includes details of the two winning projects and ten finalists in the 2007 World Habitat Awards competition. The Awards will be presented to the winning projects at the United Nations global celebration of World Habitat Day in Luanda, Angola on 6th October 2008.
With changing social-demographic patterns and welfare systems in Europe, the way of life for many European citizens is now in a state of flux. Social housing is at the core of these changes and this report provides a timely insight into the impact they will have.
New Survey of the Owners of Empty Properties
A new survey has investigated why properties in the East Midlands remain empty. This survey was funded by BSHF and English Partnerships to support the work of the East Midlands Empty Property Forum.
How re-using old buildings can cut carbon emissions
In order to reduce carbon emissions, is it better to demolish older houses and replace them with newly-built ones that are highly energy-efficient? This research, carried out in co-operation with Empty Homes, sets out to provide an answer.
CD-ROM of the 2007 International Study Visits to the 2006 Winners of the World Habitat Awards: the Building and Construction Improvement Programme, Pakistan and Johannesburg Housing Company, South Africa.
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