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Research Programmes

Transferring Good Housing Practice

BSHF has carried out a range of activities focussing on the transfer of good housing practice. These activities include:

  • BSHF international study visits to Award winning housing projects - more
  • Health and Housing Roundtable - sharing WHA winning experience from Healthabitat, Australia
  • Safe as Houses (with CECODHAS) - more
  • Environmentally Sustainable Housing in the East Midlands - more
  • Places to Live: Ways to Ensure Sustainable Urban Regeneration (with CECODHAS) - more
  • Examining innovative ways in which people's movements worldwide face forced evictions (with University College London's Development Planning Unit - DPU) - more
  • Housing and Land Programme in Rio de Janeiro (with Fundação Centro de Defesa dos Direitos Humanos Bento Rubião) - more
  • Scaling up and mainstreaming of good practices for sustainable development (with the Water Engineering Development Centre, University of Loughborough) - more
  • City-to-city Co-operation (C2C) and the realisation of urban sustainability (with the University of Durham) - more

Collaborative research activities include:

  • 12.11.15 BSHF Press release - World Habitat Awards 2015-16 finalists announced - more
  • World Habitat Awards 2016 – Apply now! - more
  • BSHF’s submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing - more
  • 2014-15 World Habitat Awards winners and finalists - more
  • The city of tomorrow and the fair energy transition: the role of affordable and social housing providers - more
  • 27.11.14 BSHF Press release: Announcement of 2014-15 World Habitat Awards finalists - more
  • Legal and organisational framework: Focus on divided and cooperative ownership multifamily buildings - more
  • Practical Guidance for Scaling-Up of Sustainable Buildings and Energy Projects - more
  • Fair Energy Transition Towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings - more
  • Homes of our Times (Year 2 Report) - more
News and Events

World Habitat Awards 2015-16 – finalists announced

From environmentally-focused communal living to capacity building......

100,000 Homes Campaign report

Between 2010 and 2014 180 communities in the USA found housing for over 104,000 people.

BSHF submission

The UN’s Special Rapporteur is focusing on the connections between homelessness and housing rights.