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This conference presentation focuses on the work of the need to re-use and retrofit the existing housing stock. It was given to the GreenBuild Expo meeting held in Manchester in June 2009.
Previous research has identified the costs of unauthorised Gypsy and Traveller sites and the possibility of generating income through provision of authorised sites. This research builds on these previous studies and broadly supports their findings.
The key finding of the research was that ensuring the provision of sufficient sites for Gypsies and Travellers would produce a significant financial benefit to local authorities.
An English policy response to sustainable urbanisation
Presentation on eco-towns delivered to a conference on Sustainable Urbanisation and the roles of ICTs and infrastructure. The conference was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 13 May 2009. Includes presenter's notes.
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.
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