Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

Social Rented Sector

Housing associations in Wales: A summary of the 1986 survey
1987
Euan Ramsay and Robert Smith
NFHA Study on behalf of the Welsh Housing Associations Council (WHAC)

Explaining Housing Allocations
1991
Robert Smith
Report to Welsh Consumer Council

Providing and managing furnished rented accommodation – the consumer perspective
1994
Malcolm Fisk, Jackie Dix and Robert Smith
Short article in Housing Review, 1994, pp 101-102

A house divided against itself: Rent differences in the social housing sector
1998
Bob Smith
Article in Welsh Housing Quarterly, 31, pp20-21

Public perceptions of social housing in Wales
2001
Dale Hall and Bob Smith
Article in Welsh housing Quarterly, 44, pp20-21

Closing the gap: Rent Arrears and Housing Benefit in the Welsh Social Rented Sector
2002
Angela Evans Robert Smith and Pauline Card
Report published by Audit Commission

Closing the Gap: Working Together to reduce rent arrears
2002
Angela Evans, Robert Smith and Pauline Card
Report (good practice) published by Audit Commission

Applying for Social Housing in Newport: perceptions, policies and practices
2002
Robert Smith and Tamsin Stirling
Report published by Welsh Assembly Government

Drowning in debt
2002
Angela Evans and Robert Smith
Article in Inside Housing, 19:42, pp24-25

A matter of Choice? Policy Divergence in Access to Social Housing Post Devolution
2003
Tamsin Stirling and Bob Smith
Academic article in Housing Studies, 18;2, pp737-754

Evaluation of Best Value Guidance to Registered Social Landlords
2006
Delaney, A. Evans, A. Inkson, S & Stirling, T
The research project, commissioned by the Welsh Government sought to determine the effectiveness of the Best Value guidance in achieving its aim of enabling associations to apply the principles of Best Value to their work and to achieve Best Value policy objectives; and to make recommendations for the future development of the Best Value regime as it applies to Welsh housing associations

Perceptions of Social Housing in Wales
2007
Chris Timmins, Fiona Mc Allister and Robert Smith
Report of Research by Beaufort Research on behalf of Community Housing Cymru

Affordable Housing in Wales: A Report to the Deputy Minister for Housing
2008
Sue Essex, Peter Williams and Bob Smith
Report of Ministerial Working Group published by Welsh Assembly Government, July 2012

A study into the feasibility of a Furnished Tenancy Scheme for Newport City Homes
2011
Campbell, J.A., Sterling, T. & Smith, R.

Housing Associations in Wales – Improving the lives of tenants and communities: A descriptive study
2012
Delaney, A & Inkson, S
A descriptive study, commissioned by the Welsh Government, of the work being carried out by Welsh housing associations to improve the lives of tenants and communities.
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