This analysis looks at the difference between ‘Affordable Rent’ and traditional council and housing association rent levels (social rent).
Acting Head of Policy and Research Brian Robson sets out three areas where the Social Housing Green Paper for England – due in the next few weeks - needs to act to redesign the housing system to make it work for those on low incomes.
Responding to the British Social Attitudes survey published by NatCen, Campbell Robb, chief executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), said:
It’s unacceptable that so many people in our country are locked out of the opportunity to reach a decent standard of living, says Ilona Haslewood.
Our latest research reveals how low-income families need a third more disposable income than a decade ago to make ends meet and are facing bigger barriers to meet rising costs - despite tightening their belts and shopping around online for better deals and tariffs.
Our tenth annual Minimum Income Standard for the UK shows that rising costs are holding families back from achieving a decent minimum living standard, a decade on from the financial crisis.
These are our terms and conditions for purchase orders for suppliers, as well as telling you what to expect regarding the personal information collected and processed by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust and how we manage it.
The last week has seen evidence from all sides on the causes and solutions to the housing crisis. With the Social Housing Green Paper expected soon, there’s a strong consensus that it is time for decisive action.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today responded to Rethinking social housing, research carried out for the Chartered Institute of Housing, which found high levels of support for social housing among the UK public.
Political spotlight firmly on poverty in the UK as Poverty Safari scoops the UK's most prestigious political writing prize.
This report gives five policy and practice recommendations, the combination of which will go some way to avoiding a bleak future if current challenges are not addressed.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today responded to a new report on living standards conducted by the Institute for Fiscal Studies and funded by the JRF.
This week, Theresa May announced a £4 billion per year funding boost for the NHS up to 2023, partly paid for by repatriated EU funding. A debate has begun over whether the net financial impact of leaving the EU will deliver anything approaching the sums being promised.
At the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT), we are redesigning our missions. Campbell Robb, Chief Executive, explains how and why we’re doing it.
The UK – like many other developed nations – is badly in need of big ideas to solve poverty, says Claire Ainsley.
New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows the introduction of the National Living Wage has resulted in fast wage growth for low-paid workers, but recent cuts to working-age benefits mean many working low-income families are worse off overall.