Reports

Below are the major reports produce by the Human City Institute over the last decade or so, including those produced in partnership with other organisations. Most are downloadable.

 

Furnished Tenancies in Social Housing – Their Role in Tackling Exclusion and Promoting Affordable Lives

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Alison Inman, former President of the Chartered Institute of Housing

Date: Forthcoming April 2019

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Fair for All – Equality, Diversity and Satisfaction in 21st Century Social Housing

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Raj Patel, Chief Executive of the Housing Diversity Network

Date: Forthcoming April 2020

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The Irish in Britain – Comparing Conurbations: Greater London and the West Midlands

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: John Delahunty, Chief Executive of Innisfree HA and Llewellyn Graham, Chief Executive of Nehemiah HA

Date: Forthcoming April 2020

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Accelerating Prosperity through Housing in the West Midlands

Editors: Alan Murie and Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: None

Date: 2017

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Human City Manifesto: Realising the Potential of Citizens and Communities in the Shared Society

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford

Date: 2017

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Forty Years of Struggle – A Window on Race and Housing, Disadvantage and Exclusion

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Cym D’Souza, Chair of BMENational

Date: 2016

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Inquilab Housing Association – STAR Plus Survey 2015/16

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: None

Date: 2016

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Valuing Place, Homes and Services – Trident Social Investment Group STAR Plus Survey 2015/16

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: None

Date: 2016

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A Tale of Two Cities – Poverty and Prosperity in Birmingham

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Julia Unwin, former Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Date: 2016

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Deep Roots, Diverse Communities, Dedicated Service – The Legacy, Value and Future Potential of Black and Minority Ethnic Housing Organisations in England

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: The Executive of BMENational

Date: 2015

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Progress on Equality & Diversity – Housing BME Communities in the North-West

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Jacqui De-Rose, Group Chief Executive, Progress Housing Group

Date: 2015

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State of Play – The Characteristics, Needs and Aspirations of Young People Living in Social Housing 

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Nick Horne, Chief Executive of Knightstone Housing Association and Mike Andrews, Chief Executive of Nottingham Community Housing Association

Date: 2015

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The Untold Story – The Bangladeshi Community in Birmingham

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government 

Date: 2015

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Valuing the Village – How Housing Associations Support the Rural Economy and Communities

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword:  Lord Matthew Taylor of Goss Moor, Chair of the National Housing Federation

Date: 2015

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Beyond the Margins – Debt, Financial Exclusion and Social Housing 

Authors: Kevin Gulliver, Vittorio Trevitt and Joe Cox

Foreword: Ian Austin MP, former Housing Minister and Minister for the West Midlands 

Date: 2015

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Shaping Our Future – Two Rivers Housing and Community Investment 

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: David Powell, Chair of Two Rivers Housing 

Date: 2014

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The Costs of Living – The Experiences of B3Living’s Broxbourne Tenants 

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: None 

Date: 2014

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Listening and Learning -Trident’s Ten Year Commitment to Involvement 

Author: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Abigail Robson, Chair of the Trident Housing Board  

Date: 2014

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Measuring-Up – The Social Value of Social Landlords

Author: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: 

Date: 2014

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Forging Futures II – Shaping Homes, Places and Services

Editors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: 

Date: 2014

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Rainbow Rising – LGBT Communities, Social Housing, Equality and Diversity

Editors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Peter Tatchell, Chair of the Peter Tatchell Foundation and human rights activist

Date: 2014

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More than Markets – Mutual and Co-operative Housing in the UK

Editors: Kevin Gulliver et. al.

Foreword: Ed Mayo, Chief Executive, Co-operatives UK 

Date: 2013

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Exceeding Expectations – Trident’s Social Accounts 2010 to 2012

Editors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Abigail Robson, Chair of Trident’s Social Audit Panel  

Date: 2013

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Grounded Growth, Dedicated Delivery – Trident’s Social Investment Strategy 2013 to 2018

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Dawn Prentice

Foreword: Mike Pritty, Chair of Trident Social Investment Group  

Date: 2013

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All in it Together? – Measuring the Impact of Austerity, Housing Strategy and Welfare Reform on Vulnerable Households in Social Housing 

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Paul Smith 

Foreword: Grainia Long, Chief Executive, the Chartered Institute of Housing 

Date: 2012

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Building the Human City – The Origins and Future Potential of the Human City Institute (1995 – 2002)

Author: David Clark 

Foreword: John Morris, Chief Executive, Trident Social Investment Group  

Date: 2011

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On the Margins – Financial Exclusion and Low Income Households

Authors: Joe Cox and Kevin Gulliver 

Foreword: Stella Creasy, MP for Walthamstow  

Date: 2011

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Unequal Lives? – Mapping Health Inequalities in Birmingham’s Asian Communities  

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Peter Patel 

Foreword: Ranjit Sondhi CBE, Chair of the Heart of Birmingham (Teaching) Primary Care Trust  

Date: 2011

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Counting Costs – The Economic and Social Impact of Reduced Mobility in Social Housing 

Authors: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Mark Rogers, Chief Executive of the Circle Anglia Group  

Date: 2011

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Green Houses – Climate Change, Fuel Poverty and Housing Policy: Making Connections in the West Midlands 

Authors: Kevin Gulliver et. al.

Foreword: Ian Austin MP, Minister for the West Midlands  

Date: 2009

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In the Shadows of Tolkien’s Tower A Case Study of Community, Ethnicity and Cohesion on Birmingham’s ‘Waterworks Estate’

Authors: Kevin Gulliver and Adrian Jones

Foreword: Elaine Elkington,  Strategic Director for Homes and Neighbourhoods, Birmingham City Council   

Date: 2009

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Forging Futures – A Modernisation Agenda for 21st Century Housing, Consumers and Communities 

Editor: Kevin Gulliver

Foreword: Rt. Hon. Jacqui Smith MP, Home Secretary

Date: 2008

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