Our aim: To support resilient communities and places where people thrive.
Communities across the UK are feeling the effects of austerity measures, while demographic change and climate change add to the risk that disadvantaged people and places will suffer the most. We continue to look at how social, economic, environmental and policy changes affect housing, neighbourhoods and different places in the UK. We are focusing on four themes:
At Derwenthorpe, our mixed-tenure development on the edge of York, we are working with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust to research and demonstrate how a socially and environmentally sustainable community can work in practice.